New Zealand Women’s Law Journal – Te Aho Kawe Kaupapa Ture a ngā Wāhine, Volume 8

The New Zealand Women’s Law Journal – Te Aho Kawe Kaupapa Ture a ngā Wāhine focuses on supporting and publishing scholarly research about women.

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Release Date: March 01, 2024

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The primary aims of the Journal are to promote awareness about women’s issues in the law and to support women in the New Zealand legal profession in their careers.

The scope of the Journal is wide: publishing articles related to any domestic or international topic concerning women, gender perspectives and the law. The New Zealand Women’s Law Journal Trust also encourage articles that take an intersectional approach and simultaneously examine issues of race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and sexual orientation.

The articles and commentaries included are chosen from the work of lawyers, graduate students, and academics.

For further information about the New Zealand Women’s Law Journal Trust, visit


• The only academic publication solely dedicated to publishing legal scholarship about women's issues in the law and supporting the work of women lawyers in New Zealand.
• Provides refreshing perspectives to the dialogue around issues in the legal profession.
• A new collection of essays published annually.


Table of contents

• Editorial | Kōrero Tīmatanga – Erica Burke and Ellen Lellman

• Foreword | Kupu Whakataki – Natalie Coates

• Me aro koe ki te hā o Hineahuone: A conversation with Chief Judge Caren Fox – Annelise Samuels

• Wrongful conception: A feminist approach to the recovery of child-rearing costs in Aotearoa – Geneviève Barry

• The neoliberal evolution of New Zealand’s tax policy for families with children: Is it really working for families? – Christina Posner

• “Visas of last resort”: The efficacy of the Victims of Family Violence visa scheme in upholding international law – Abby Jones

• Victim-survivors of intimate partner violence who are forced to participate in crimes: Are they treated fairly in the criminal law? – Julia Tolmie, Jane Calderwood Norton, Denise Wilson and Rachel Smith

• Victim-survivors of intimate partner violence forced to participate in crimes: Some thoughts on the potential application of discrimination law – Jane Calderwood Norton and Julia Tolmie

• Blurred lines and stripped legal rights: The application of law in the workplace exploitation of strippers – Rosemary Hayden

• An intersectional race and gender analysis: An Aotearoa New Zealand lens on anti-discrimination law – Amaani Batra

• Looking forward from the Independent Review Panel’s report: Commentary of the report and comparisons to the regulation of health practitioners – Jean Choi and Victoria Rea

• Recognition and relevance of Indigenous rights: Address to the Auckland Women Lawyer’s Association – Valmaine Toki