2009 Fiji Women, Peace & Human Security Report Edition 2: Linking Women's Economic and Political Security

Sunday, September 20, 2009

Since the military coup of December 2006 we have had the opportunity to see firsthand the impact of our political realities on women and their families, in particular the growing feminization of poverty.

For femLINKPACIFIC, women's ‘security' is pervasive. It is not just related to armed conflict but affects every area of women's lives. It is also not just about ‘domestic violence'. It is about the welfare and status of women, human security issues, and the impact of decisions in relation to the form and functions of the military, police, and broader security sector on women.