“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.”
Prominent women-leaders from the Central-West region of Western province excelled to greater heights in knowledge and
The state government has reinforced its commitment to reducing violence.
There is only so much sexual violence against women I can watch before the knot in my gut and roar in my throat force
Women peace campaigners from Aotearoa, Australia, Hawai'i, Japan, Philippines and Polynesia/Te Ao Maohi have called f
Violence Against Women and Girls is rife in the Pacific and various programs are being developed to counter this.`26
Australia's Security Council presidency, set to commence on 1 September, has already been tarnished by the government
The Labor government's changes to immigration policy show a singular focus on stopping people seeking asylum in Austr
Women from South East Asia and Pacific countries will meet in Fiji to discuss issues relating to managing home enviro
The assistant secretary general of the UN, Lakshmi Puri, made remarks on the need for women around the world to addre
Speaking at the launch ceremony held at the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat in Suva, Fiji, the Forum Chair, Hon.
The Resolution 1325 is the first resolution ever passed by the UN Security Council which laid the foundation for equa
Many Solomon Islands women slum dwellers have to walk at least a kilometre a day carrying heavy loads of water back t
Access to information including education programmes for rural women to enable them to participate in formal decision
This is the case in the autonomous region of Bougainville in the east of the country, where disarmament remains elusi
Long-term funding by the Australian government has been underpinned by a clear commitment from the heads of Pacific s
Representing a collective membership of 324 diverse rural women they have documented and shared a series of prioritie
The Solomon Islands cabinet has refused to approve a report on women in time for its submission to a meeting of a Uni
Most of the Pacific Islands region continues to be one of the least women-friendly places in the world.
Gender inequality was the topic of discussion by a group of panelist during the launch of the “World Developmen
At the end of her official country mission to Papua New Guinea, the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women,
The National Council of Women in Solomon Islands says women in the country are not ready for police to be rearmed.
ROKO tui Cakaudrove Ro Aca Mataitini is urging all village headmen and church leaders on Taveuni to prioritise the ne
Regional women's rights experts say there's not enough female involvement in conflict resolution, and peacekeeping.
After more than 10 years since it was passed, the UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (Women, Peace and Security) is
Pacific leaders have made a commitment to increasing the numbers of woman parliamentarians, United Nations Secretary-
In the Pacific, despite women's leadership in peace building, organizing dialogue, providing inputs to defence review
The Fiji's Women's Rights Movement's (FWRM) retreat and planning at the Pearl Resort in Pacific Harbor was shut down
Fiji Women's Crisis Centre hopes to create a society where people are aware of gender equality.
Disability access, environment management, women and children's health issues, and improving health service delivery
Last week over 50 UN Women staff based in Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Samoa came t
A WOMEN's activist has called for the even distribution of resources in a bid to meet goals outlined by the United Na
Crisis and trouble in the world dominate the headlines, but a woman's world remains silent and unnoticed.
Women have long played a positive role in the building of peace and security in the Pacific.
Helen Samu Hakena exudes a serenity that belies her extraordinary energy and inner strength that she has devoted to t
Sexual violence in war is one of history's greatest and most profound silences.
The United Nations Trust Fund in Support of Actions to Eliminate Violence against Women (UN Trust Fund) announced Wed
TENSION exists in every community but the role of men and women in conflicts must be analysed separately, says a gend
A Nobel Peace Prize nominee helps unveil a new center for gender studies at the University of Guam.
Australia is conscious that women and girls account for the vast majority of persons adversely affected by armed conf
In 2009, the Australian Agency for International Development's (AusAID) Gender Policy and Coordination Section commis
The purpose of this paper is to reflect upon the Australian experience of seeking a National Action Plan on Security
WOMEN must have an input into peace and security discussions.
Endemic Fighting in Papua New Guinea
Since the military coup of December 2006 we have had the opportunity to see firsthand the impact of our political rea
An interview with Sharon Bhagwan Rolls of femLINKPACIFIC, a feminist communications organ