“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.”
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
“While both the organisations sent in our full documents to the Commission on the 10th, as per the deadline for
Globally, 139 constitutions include guarantees of gender equality, 125 countries outlaw domestic violence.
Delana's achievement is not only outstanding but in the history of Fiji, there has never been a gold medallist at the
Project Respect, which provides support for victims of trafficking, estimates that at any given time there are around
Many Solomon Islands women slum dwellers have to walk at least a kilometre a day carrying heavy loads of water back t
The seven MDGs include elimination of extreme poverty and hunger, achieve universal primary education, promote gender
Access to information including education programmes for rural women to enable them to participate in formal decision
Leaders of 15 Pacific Island nations have pledged to remove barriers to women's economic empowerment, end violence ag
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
The Pacific region has one of the highest documented rates of violence against women in the world, with as many as 69
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
Solomon Islands' new police commissioner says the police must set an example when it comes to addressing the country'
Papua New Guinea enters its second week of elections, but with the only female MP in PNG retiring, there are fears no
This joint report by ICTJ and the Institute for Human Rights Study and Advocacy (ELSHAM-Papua) provides important ins
Correctional Services Solomon Islands (CSSI) will launch its first gender audit report at a special event in Honiara
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