“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
Forty police officers in Fiji have completed a workshop on human rights and gender.
Women from around the region are in Fiji to learn how to influence social change, and to take that influence beyond t
The recognition of women's participation in economic development is vital, says Pacific Islands News Association pres
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has come out strongly against sexual offences committed against women and children.
Violence Against Women and Girls is rife in the Pacific and various programs are being developed to counter this.`26
There is some indication that the rates of physical violence against women have reduced since the Fiji Women's Crisis
UN women are now working with the Pacific Regional Facility Fund to try to prevent and eliminate violence against wom
The assistant secretary general of the UN, Lakshmi Puri, made remarks on the need for women around the world to addre
The Resolution 1325 is the first resolution ever passed by the UN Security Council which laid the foundation for equa
“While both the organisations sent in our full documents to the Commission on the 10th, as per the deadline for
Delana's achievement is not only outstanding but in the history of Fiji, there has never been a gold medallist at the
Access to information including education programmes for rural women to enable them to participate in formal decision
Representing a collective membership of 324 diverse rural women they have documented and shared a series of prioritie
Gender inequality was the topic of discussion by a group of panelist during the launch of the “World Developmen
ROKO tui Cakaudrove Ro Aca Mataitini is urging all village headmen and church leaders on Taveuni to prioritise the ne
In the past, Kenyan women were kept out of standing in the elections or even voting on election day because of violen
The Fiji Women's Rights Movement has indicated its wish to participate in the consultation stages of the constitution
Ten civil society groups from Fiji, the Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands,
Violence against women is an abuse of fundamental human rights, says Australia's Head of Mission, Judith Robinson.
Only 20 per cent of sexual assaults and domestic violence occurring in Fiji is reported, says Fiji Women's Crisis Cen
The Fiji's Women's Rights Movement's (FWRM) retreat and planning at the Pearl Resort in Pacific Harbor was shut down
The Social Welfare Ministry and the Fiji Women's Crisis Center conducted a weeklong training for the people of Vunani
Fiji Women's Crisis Centre hopes to create a society where people are aware of gender equality.
Young women from rural areas in the country plan to use community radio broadcast as a means to address the issues wh
There are serious concerns about the increase in the number of domestic violence, rape, child abuse and sexual harass
Equal participation and inclusiveness in young people through education and capacity building is the aim of a project
A WOMEN's activist has called for the even distribution of resources in a bid to meet goals outlined by the United Na
A JOINT study by Fiji School of Medicine and the World Health Organisation revealed that majority of women who are vi
TENSION exists in every community but the role of men and women in conflicts must be analysed separately, says a gend
In 2009, the Australian Agency for International Development's (AusAID) Gender Policy and Coordination Section commis
In the wake of increasing cases of domestic violence and sexual offences the Fiji Police Force is organizing a sympos
WOMEN must have an input into peace and security discussions.
For the first time, abuse of women and children will become a focal point of discussion at the Cakaudrove Provincial
The reconciliation process that is part of the Yellow Ribbon Project needs to be carefully scrutinized when dealing w
Twenty-two fully accredited and active BRIDGE facilitators from the Pacific are in Nadi, Fiji for a 10-day workshop o
The resolution is also an acknowledgement of all the women, across the world, who have been working for peace in thei
Since the military coup of December 2006 we have had the opportunity to see firsthand the impact of our political rea
A women's community organisation based in Fiji says its report on women, peace and human security shows a deteriorati
THE Fiji Women's Crisis Centre has been a pillar of strength for women in Fiji for more than two decades.
An interview with Sharon Bhagwan Rolls of femLINKPACIFIC, a feminist communications organ
Anne Walker spent 11 years with the YWCA of Fiji that marked the beginning of her long career with grassroots women.
In the wake of the UN Security Council calling for restoration of democracy and fair elections in Fij
Two of Fiji's women activists are among eight Pacific Island representatives at the 53rd Session of the UN Commission