Info on violence against women & trans people & correspondence about gender critical feminism

Ani O'Brien made this Official Information request to Human Rights Commission

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From: Ani O'Brien

Dear Human Rights Commission,

Please provide all information, statistics, and data used to inform your communications and positions in regards to violence against these specific groups:


Please also provide the information, statistics, and data you have in regards to who are the perpetrators of this violence.

In addition, please supply all correspondence (internal/external) that refers to or discusses any of the following:

Gender Critical Feminists/Women
Women’s right to single-sex spaces

Yours faithfully,

Ani O’Brien

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From: Jaimee Paenga
Human Rights Commission

Tēnā koe,

Thank you for your request, which was received by the Human Rights Commission.

We will now consider your request and aim to contact you within 20 working days.

If you need to contact us, telephone 0800 496 877 or by return email to [Human Rights Commission request email]. We are able to provide confidential services for interpreting in 42 languages, and NZ Relay Service for those with speech or hearing impairments.

Hei kona,

Jaimee Paenga
Kaitiaki Ture | Legal Officer
Te Kahui Tika Tangata | The Human Rights Commission

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Attachment Response to request for information Ref 200300 FINAL.pdf
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Tēnā koe Ani,


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Jaimee Paenga​
Legal Officer | Kaitiaki Ture
New Zealand Human Rights Commission | Te Kāhui Tika Tangata 
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