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  1. Women: Peace, Human Security & Development Report

    With the Pacific region having one of the lowest numbers of women in parliament and local government the scheduled el

    Tuesday, September 23, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 966
  2. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Let's Empower Our Women

    “EMPOWERMENT to women around our region is something I feel is very important because we have the lowest rate o

    Monday, August 4, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 457
  3. SOLOMAN ISLANDS: Peace-building Conference for Western Women

    Prominent women-leaders from the Central-West region of Western province excelled to greater heights in knowledge and

    Sunday, July 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 436
  4. AUSTRALIA: Government Commitment to Target Family Violence

    The state government has reinforced its commitment to reducing violence.

    Tuesday, July 8, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 430
  5. Reports/Policy Briefs90 915
  6. AUSTRALIA: Tony Abbott Launching Plan to Stop Domestic Violence, Forced Marriages and Female Genital Mutilation

    AUTHORITIES will crack down on forced marriages, female genital mutilation and the abuse of migrant spouses under a n

    Thursday, June 26, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 412
  7. SOLOMON ISLANDS: 40 Participants to Graduate from FWCC Training Program

    40 participants from Fiji, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, RMI, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu will gradua

    Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 394
  8. FIJI: Fiji Workshop to Train Police in Gender and Human Rights

    Forty police officers in Fiji have completed a workshop on human rights and gender.

    Monday, June 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 368
  9. AUSTRALIA: Tackling Female Sexual Abuse One Man at a Time

    There is only so much sexual violence against women I can watch before the knot in my gut and roar in my throat force

    Wednesday, June 11, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 355
  10. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: US Applauds Bougainville Women

    The United States government has recognised Bougainville women for their contribution to peace building before, durin

    Monday, June 9, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 346
  11. FIJI: Pacific Women Learn How to Influence Social Change

    Women from around the region are in Fiji to learn how to influence social change, and to take that influence beyond t

    Tuesday, June 3, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 345
  12. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Leadership, Peace Training Ends

    The five days transformational leadership and character education for peaceful co-existence training ended successful

    Monday, June 2, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 340
  13. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Counterpart International Launches Capacity Building Program In Support Of Women's Peace Building Efforts In Papua New Guinea

    Counterpart International, a global leader in the development of the social sector, announced the official launch of

    Tuesday, May 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 330
  14. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Treating Survivors of Family and Sexual Violence in Papua New Guinea

    “My 10 year old daughter decided to follow me when I visited a friend at the hospital.

    Tuesday, May 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 307
  15. ASIA-PACIFIC: Women Call For End to Military Bases in Asia-Pacific

    Women peace campaigners from Aotearoa, Australia, Hawai'i, Japan, Philippines and Polynesia/Te Ao Maohi have called f

    Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 296
  16. MARSHALL ISLANDS: Marshall Islands Sues Nine Nuclear Nations over Failure to Disarm

    Marshall Islands is suing the US and eight other nuclear-armed nations over a failure to disarm.

    Friday, April 25, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 294
  17. FIJI: Role of Women Vital

    The recognition of women's participation in economic development is vital, says Pacific Islands News Association pres

    Friday, April 4, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 280
  18. FIJI: Bainimarama Warns Sex Offenders

    Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has come out strongly against sexual offences committed against women and children.

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 241
  19. FIJI: Violence against Women Training kicks off

    Violence Against Women and Girls is rife in the Pacific and various programs are being developed to counter this.`26

    Tuesday, February 11, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 235
  20. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Bougainville Women Say They Were Excluded From The Reconciliation Ceremony

    The Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea Peter O'Neil has completed his historic state visit to the Autonomous Region o

    Thursday, January 30, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 250
  21. FIJI: Survey Indicates Possible Drop in Violence Against Women

    There is some indication that the rates of physical violence against women have reduced since the Fiji Women's Crisis

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 182
  22. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Solomon Men Learning Wisely to Respect Women

    In the Solomon Islands in the south-west Pacific, where two in three of the estimated female population of 252,000 ha

    Monday, October 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 118
  23. AUSTRALIA: Australia is Failing to Live Up to its Responsibilities to Protect Women

    Australia's Security Council presidency, set to commence on 1 September, has already been tarnished by the government

    Thursday, August 29, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 072
  24. FIJI: UN Women Works with Partners

    UN women are now working with the Pacific Regional Facility Fund to try to prevent and eliminate violence against wom

    Wednesday, July 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 021
  25. AUSTRALIA: New Asylum Policy Puts Women at Greater Risk of Violence

    The Labor government's changes to immigration policy show a singular focus on stopping people seeking asylum in Austr

    Wednesday, July 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 026
  26. FIJI: Asia-Pacific Women to Meet on Environmental Management

    Women from South East Asia and Pacific countries will meet in Fiji to discuss issues relating to managing home enviro

    Tuesday, June 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 985
  27. FIJI: Empowering Women

    The assistant secretary general of the UN, Lakshmi Puri, made remarks on the need for women around the world to addre

    Wednesday, June 5, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 976
  28. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Water Shortage Hits Pacific Women

    The Solomon Islands, a developing island nation in the south-west Pacific Islands, has one of the highest urbanisatio

    Monday, April 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 895
  29. PACIFIC: Women Struggle for a Place in the Pacific

    Women face greater odds in achieving equal political representation in the Pacific Islands than in any other region o

    Thursday, February 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 851
  30. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: UN Urges Papua New Guinea to Take Action after Woman Burned Alive for Witchcraft

    The United Nations human rights office today urged the Government of Papua New Guinea to take concrete action followi

    Friday, February 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 849
  31. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Woman burned alive for 'sorcery' in Papua New Guinea

    A woman has been tortured and burned alive in Papua New Guinea after being accused of using sorcery to kill a young b

    Thursday, February 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 801
  32. PACIFIC: Regional Action Plan On Women Peace and Security

    Speaking at the launch ceremony held at the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat in Suva, Fiji, the Forum Chair, Hon.

    Friday, October 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 586
  33. FIJI: UN Security Council passes resolution to address women's contributions

    The Resolution 1325 is the first resolution ever passed by the UN Security Council which laid the foundation for equa

    Wednesday, October 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 536
  34. FIJI: FWCC and FWRM Make Constitution Presentations

    “While both the organisations sent in our full documents to the Commission on the 10th, as per the deadline for

    Friday, October 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 533
  35. OCEANIA: Winds of Change: Parliamentarians Mobilize to End Violence Against Women

    Globally, 139 constitutions include guarantees of gender equality, 125 countries outlaw domestic violence.

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 402
  36. FIJI: Overcoming the Impossible

    Delana's achievement is not only outstanding but in the history of Fiji, there has never been a gold medallist at the

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 376
  37. OCEANIA: People Trafficking and Australia: Why Sex-Trafficking Victims are Human Too

    Project Respect, which provides support for victims of trafficking, estimates that at any given time there are around

    Friday, September 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 380
  38. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Solomon Islands Women Run Gauntlet of Rape, Harassment in Daily Water Chores

    Many Solomon Islands women slum dwellers have to walk at least a kilometre a day carrying heavy loads of water back t

    Thursday, September 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 391
  39. SOLOMON ISLANDS: UN Goals Beyond Our Reach

    The seven MDGs include elimination of extreme poverty and hunger, achieve universal primary education, promote gender

    Thursday, September 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 421
  40. FIJI: Not Just Sweet Talk Campaign: Gauging Participation

    Access to information including education programmes for rural women to enable them to participate in formal decision

    Tuesday, September 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 312
  41. OCEANIA: Pacific Nations Women Promised a Better Deal

    Leaders of 15 Pacific Island nations have pledged to remove barriers to women's economic empowerment, end violence ag

    Monday, September 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 283
  42. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Gun Violence a Growing Concern in Papua New Guinea

    This is the case in the autonomous region of Bougainville in the east of the country, where disarmament remains elusi

    Monday, September 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 336
  43. OCEANIA: Forum Takes Major Step for Empowering Women in Pacific

    Long-term funding by the Australian government has been underpinned by a clear commitment from the heads of Pacific s

    Saturday, September 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 347
  44. OCEANIA: Pacific Parliamentarians UNiTE to End Violence Against Women

    The Pacific region has one of the highest documented rates of violence against women in the world, with as many as 69

    Monday, August 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 334
  45. FIJI: Enabling Spaces for Women to Define Their Peace and Security in Fiji

    Representing a collective membership of 324 diverse rural women they have documented and shared a series of prioritie

    Friday, August 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 337
  46. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Solomons Cabinet Refuses to Approve UN Report on Women Before CEDAW Meeting

    The Solomon Islands cabinet has refused to approve a report on women in time for its submission to a meeting of a Uni

    Tuesday, July 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 254
  47. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Solomons Police Must Set Example in Fighting Gender Violence: Commissioner

    Solomon Islands' new police commissioner says the police must set an example when it comes to addressing the country'

    Monday, July 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 237
  48. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Fears PNG will have no Female MPs

    Papua New Guinea enters its second week of elections, but with the only female MP in PNG retiring, there are fears no

    Monday, July 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 187
  49. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: The Past That Has Not Passed: Human Rights Violations in Papua Before and After Reformasi

    This joint report by ICTJ and the Institute for Human Rights Study and Advocacy (ELSHAM-Papua) provides important ins

    Thursday, June 28, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 735
  50. SOLOMON ISLANDS: "Cooling Agents and Panadol" is CSSI's first gender report

    Correctional Services Solomon Islands (CSSI) will launch its first gender audit report at a special event in Honiara

    Saturday, June 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 133