The Women’s Health Rights Award is a new award established in 2014 to acknowledge and celebrate significant contributions to women’s health. A biannual award, the Women’s Health Rights Award will honour an individual or group who has worked to promote or progress women’s health rights to the benefit of women in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Recipients will be selected by a Women’s Health Action panel, which will consider the contribution to women’s health rights and the significance to women in Aotearoa New Zealand.
This biannual award honours the significant contributions made by an individual or group to women’s health rights in New Zealand.
To be eligible, a person must have:
- Made a contribution to the benefit of women in New Zealand.
- These contributions may be current or historic.
The panel will consider information included with the nomination based on the following criteria:
- The contribution and benefit to society and impact on community or nation by the individual being nominated
- Their personal interest and involvement in the wider community
- Details of any challenges faced and how they have been overcome
- The length of service
- Outline commitment to their personal development by participation in courses, forums, conventions and community activities etc.
- Outline contribution to New Zealand’s development
- Outline degree of difficulty in achievement
To make your nomination, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject: Women’s Health Award Nomination