“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.”
A week ago somewhere in the Gilbert Camp area, another young woman's life had been taken as result of violence, viole
As Papua New Guinea is gearing up for elections next month, four women candidates have come forward in the autonomous
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
A United Nations independent expert today called on Papua New Guinea to reinforce mechanisms that protect women again
At the end of her official country mission to Papua New Guinea, the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women,
United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence against women Ms Rashida Manjoo has reported Solomon Islands have the h
“We women of Papua have been bruised, cornered, besieged from all directions.
In the quiet corners of the Lungga area a small but important workshop has just been completed this week.
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
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
A small group of thoughtful people could change the world.
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.
Sexual abuse is a CRIME.
A workshop to help rural communities know how to prevent violence against women is currently underway.
Recognising the need to address issues affecting women and girls in Guadalcanal Province the Women Development Divisi
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
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says Solomon Islands can lead the Pacific by example on human rights iss
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
Papua New Guinea's new opposition leader, Belden Namah says his group will support a bill to have more women elected
The Social Welfare Ministry and the Fiji Women's Crisis Center conducted a weeklong training for the people of Vunani
The United Nations Children's Fund or UNICEF has warned that the gender gap in student enrolments in Papua New Guinea
The head of a Bougainville women's NGO says it's preparing to talk to those involved in the build-up of arms in the a
The head of a Bougainville women's NGO says it supports a possible return of peace monitors to the autonomous Papua N
Fiji Women's Crisis Centre hopes to create a society where people are aware of gender equality.
Many countries are celebrating growing numbers of women in political life, however the Pacific Islands continue to ha
Gender trainers and women's rights advocates have been urged to hold each other accountable in the work they do.
A New Zealand MP Carmel Sepuloni says it's a continuing battle to improve the abysmal numbers of women in Pacific Isl
Young women from rural areas in the country plan to use community radio broadcast as a means to address the issues wh
Disability access, environment management, women and children's health issues, and improving health service delivery
The operator of the multibillion-dollar Porgera goldmine in Papua New Guinea has sacked five employees over an allege
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