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Equality and development will not be achieved however
by Jenny Shipley

Equality and development will not be achieved however
if peace is not understood from women's' point of view.
- Jenny Shipley

Related topics: Equality

The government's position was that we have frigates
that have got a useful life until 2006.
There is no necessity for us to make final decisions until 2002.
- Jenny Shipley

The Platform for Action gives due emphasis to the fact
that women globally have continued to have insufficient
access to the resources necessary to achieve economic independence.
- Jenny Shipley

NGOs have a significant role to play,
alongside governments, in improving the status of women.
- Jenny Shipley

 

By and large, women in New Zealand are fortunate compared
with some other countries,
including many in our own region.
But there is still progress to be made.
- Jenny Shipley

Hollow commitments to action in the future are insufficient.
Deferring difficult issues must not be tolerated.
Our children and grandchildren expect us to speak and act decisively.
- Jenny Shipley

I can't for the life of me see that by being permissive
you actually assist anyone.
- Jenny Shipley

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It is important to remember that the Pacific Ocean
covers a quarter of the world's surface and that each
Pacific country has its own cultural,
historical and ethnic identity.
- Jenny Shipley

Peace is a fragile thing.
It takes courage to secure it.
It takes wisdom to maintain it.
- Jenny Shipley

New Zealand's taken some very significant decisions
in relation to defence in the last two years.
- Jenny Shipley

The world has been gradually reducing its nuclear arsenals.
Testing must stop so that progress on the destruction
of nuclear weapons may begin.
- Jenny Shipley

The serious problems facing the world today will never
be solved until women are able to use their full potential on behalf of themselves,
their families, and their global and local communities,
as the World Bank and others have discovered.
- Jenny Shipley

The Pacific had great hope that when the former President
Mitered decided to halt nuclear testing,
we had put behind us the issue of nuclear states testing
their weapons in our Pacific region.
- Jenny Shipley

With the adoption of the Declaration on the Elimination
of Violence against Women,
the international community sent out a clear message
that gender based violence will not be tolerated.
- Jenny Shipley

Ten years ago in Nairobi we said that the participation
of women in the decision-making and appraisal processes
of the United Nations was essential if the organization
was to effectively serve women's interests.
- Jenny Shipley

The Open Skies issue is something that's ongoing and
we understand that there are issues in Australia that need to be sorted out.
It's something that I think over time there's an opportunity
for us and we'll work on that in a progressive way.
- Jenny Shipley

On many occasions New Zealand has spoken about the
need to ensure that women's concerns are fully integrated
into all aspects of the United Nations' activities and structures,
not marginalised in one part of the Secretariat.
- Jenny Shipley

Too often the desire for peace has been expressed by
women while the stewardship of the mechanisms which
are used to attempt to secure peace in the short and
medium term are dominated by male decision-making structures
and informal arrangements.
This must change.
- Jenny Shipley

The decision by France to resume nuclear testing in
the South Pacific has destroyed this hope and raised
a storm of protest at home,
in the South Pacific and thankfully around the world.
- Jenny Shipley

Nobody really believes in equality anyway.
- Warren Farrell

All this talk about equality.
The only thing people really have in common is that
they are all going to die.
- Bob Dylan

All men are created equal, it is only men themselves
who place themselves above equality.
- David Allan Coe

More countries have understood that women's equality
is a prerequisite for development.
- Kofi Annan

The cry of equality pulls everyone down.
- Iris Murdoch

Equality is not in regarding different things similarly,
equality is in regarding different things differently.
- Tom Robbins

Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth
can ever turn it into a fact.
- Honore de Balzac

From the equality of rights springs identity of our highest interests;
you cannot subvert your neighbor's rights without striking
a dangerous blow at your own.
- Carl Schurz

Democratic principles are the result of equality of condition.
- Mercy Otis Warren

As equality increases, so does the number of people
struggling for predominance.
- Mason Cooley

I am an aristocrat.
I love liberty; I hate equality.
- John Randolph

Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions -
it only guarantees equality of opportunity.
- Irving Kristol

One of the things about equality is not just that you
be treated equally to a man,
but that you treat yourself equally to the way you treat a man.
- Marlo Thomas

The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation
that would operate with perfect equality.
- Andrew Jackson

I want for myself what I want for other women,
absolute equality.
- Agnes Macphail

Coming generations will learn equality from poverty,
and love from woes.
- Khalil Gibran

We are a model country where gender equality is concerned.
- Tarja Halonen

If liberty and equality, as is thought by some,
are chiefly to be found in democracy,
they will be best attained when all persons alike share
in government to the utmost.
- Aristotle

To live anywhere in the world today and be against
equality because of race or color is like living in
Alaska and being against snow.
- William Faulkner

Equality is the soul of liberty; there is,
in fact, no liberty without it.
- Frances Wright

The emotional, sexual, and psychological stereotyping
of females begins when the doctor says:
It's a girl.
- Shirley Chisholm

In the 1960s we were fighting to be recognized as equals in the marketplace,
in marriage, in education and on the playing field.
It was a very exciting, rebellious time.
- Marlo Thomas

All the people like us are we, and everyone else is They.
- Rudyard Kipling

To be successful, a woman has to be much better at her job than a man.
- Golda Meir

Equality, rightly understood as our founding fathers understood it,
leads to liberty and to the emancipation of creative differences;
wrongly understood,
as it has been so tragically in our time,
it leads first to conformity and then to despotism.
- Barry Goldwater

Women's rights is not only an abstraction,
a cause; it is also a personal affair.
It is not only about us; it is also about me and you.
Just the two of us.
- Toni Morrison

Women are the only exploited group in history to have
been idealized into powerlessness.
- Erica Jong

If we were to select the most intelligent,
imaginative, energetic, and emotionally stable third of mankind,
all races would be present.
- Franz Boas

A woman who thinks she is intelligent demands the same rights as man.
An intelligent woman gives up.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Real equality is immensely difficult to achieve,
it needs continual revision and monitoring of distributions.
And it does not provide buffers between members,
so they are continually colliding or frustrating each other.
- Mary Douglas

There can be no equality or opportunity if men and
women and children be not shielded in their lives from
the consequences of great industrial and social processes which they cannot alter,
control, or singly cope with.
- Woodrow Wilson

All imaginable futures are not equally possible.
- Kevin Kelly

Private religious speech can't be discriminated against.
It has to be treated equally with secular speech.
- Samuel Alito

Virtue can only flourish among equals.
- Mary Wollstonecraft

We who are liberal and progressive know that the poor
are our equals in every sense except that of being equal to us.
- Lionel Trilling

The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
- Margaret Thatcher

All men are born equally free.
- Salmon P. Chase

Equal pay isn't just a women's issue;
when women get equal pay,
their family incomes rise and the whole family benefits.
- Mike Honda

Women have a lot to say about how to advance women's rights,
and governments need to learn from that,
listen to the movement and respond.
- Charlotte Bunch

There is but one stage for the peasant and the actor.
- Henry David Thoreau

Stewardesses are still paid so little that in many cases,
new hires qualify for food stamps.
- Patricia Ireland

I know my country has not perfected itself.
At times, we've struggled to keep the promise of liberty
and equality for all of our people.
We've made our share of mistakes, and there are times
when our actions around the world have not lived up to our best intentions.
- Barack Obama

I refuse to consign the whole male sex to the nursery.
I insist on believing that some men are my equals.
- Brigid Brophy

I am free of all prejudices.
I hate every one equally.
- W. C. Fields

Do not call for black power or green power.
Call for brain power.
- Barbara Jordan

In order to get beyond racism, we must first take account of race.
There is no other way.
And in order to treat some persons equally,
we must treat them differently.
- Harry A. Blackmun

I want to organize so that women see ourselves as people
who are entitled to power,
entitled to leadership.
- Patricia Ireland

People are pretty much alike.
It's only that our differences are more susceptible
to definition than our similarities.
- Linda Ellerbee

The extension of women's rights is the basic principle of all social progress.
- Charles Fourier

I believe in equality for everyone,
except reporters and photographers.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If any man claims the Negro should be content...
let him say he would willingly change the color of
his skin and go to live in the Negro section of a large city.
Then and only then has he a right to such a claim.
- Robert Kennedy

In America everybody is of the opinion that he has no social superiors,
since all men are equal, but he does not admit that
he has no social inferiors,
for, from the time of Jefferson onward,
the doctrine that all men are equal applies only upwards,
not downwards.
- Bertrand Russell


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