Human Rights and Discrimination

Human rights and discrimination law

Resources to support transgender human rights in Aotearoa NZ.

Transgender people at work
Gender Minorities Aotearoa (2021)

How to write a Submission to a Parliamentary Select Committee – Gender Minorities Aotearoa (2021)

Where Do You Sleep at Night? Transgender Experiences of Housing Instability and Homelessness – Gender Minorities Aotearoa (2020).

The Youth19 Rangatahi Smart Survey (Youth19) Report – Fleming, T., Peiris-John, R., Crengle, S., Archer, D., Sutcliffe, K., Lewycka, S., & Clark, T. (2020).

Prism Report – New Zealand Human Rights Commission (2020).

Report of the Working Group for Reducing Barriers to Changing Registered Sex  – Department of Internal Affairs working group: Kate Scarlet, Jack Byrne, Mani Mitchell, Jeannie Oliphant, Fleur Fitzsimons, Ahi Wi-Hongi, and Georgina Beyer (2020).

Counting Ourselves National Transgender Health Report Aotearoa NZ – Veale J, Byrne J, Tan K, Guy S, Yee A, Nopera T, & Bentham R (2019).

Being Trans and Protesting – Gender Minorities Aotearoa (2018).

In Our Own Words Sexual Violence in Tertiary Education Report – Thursdays in Black, Union of Student’s Associations (with co-development by Gender Minorities Aotearoa) (2017).

Security Systems, Visibility, and Safety – Gender Minorities Aotearoa (2016).

U.S. Transgender Survey Report 2015 (PDF).

UNAIDS: GAP Report 2014 (global) (link).

Youth ’12: Transgender young people fact sheet (PDF).

The Inquiry into Discrimination Experienced by Transgender People – NZ Human Rights Commission (Link & PDF).

Human Rights Commission Resources.

Young & Trans HRC Trans Workshop.

Community Law Manual: Discrimination.

Human Rights Act (1993).

New Zealand Bill of Rights Act (1990).

Community Law Manual – Community Law.

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Human rights and discrimination support

If you are being discriminated against, or think you might be, contact us. We can give you information on your rights, which types of legislation or law may be applicable to your situation, and which regulatory bodies may be the best ones to contact if you choose to take it further.