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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Violence Against Women Rampant in SI

    A week ago somewhere in the Gilbert Camp area, another young woman's life had been taken as result of violence, viole

    Tuesday, June 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 104
  20. PACIFIC: OPINION: Pacific Governments Failed Women

    Most of the Pacific Islands region continues to be one of the least women-friendly places in the world.

    Sunday, April 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 990
  21. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: UN Expert Calls on Papua New Guinea to Do More to Protect Women Against Violence

    A United Nations independent expert today called on Papua New Guinea to reinforce mechanisms that protect women again

    Tuesday, March 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 947
  22. PNG: Statement: Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women

    At the end of her official country mission to Papua New Guinea, the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women,

    Monday, March 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 938
  23. SOLOMON ISLANDS: SI highest amongst highest in violence against women

    United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence against women Ms Rashida Manjoo has reported Solomon Islands have the h

    Tuesday, March 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 923
  24. FIJI: Focus on Women, Kids: Chief

    ROKO tui Cakaudrove Ro Aca Mataitini is urging all village headmen and church leaders on Taveuni to prioritise the ne

    Saturday, February 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 812
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  26. FIJI: Violence abuse of human rights

    Violence against women is an abuse of fundamental human rights, says Australia's Head of Mission, Judith Robinson.

    Tuesday, October 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 356
  27. SOLOMAN ISLANDS: Sexual assault against women an emerging challenge here

    Sexual abuse is a CRIME.

    Thursday, October 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 314
  28. SOLOMAN ISLANDS: Aus supports elimination of violence against women

    A workshop to help rural communities know how to prevent violence against women is currently underway.

    Friday, September 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 267
  29. OCEANIA: Way Forward for Regional Action Plan on Women/Peace/Security

    After more than 10 years since it was passed, the UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (Women, Peace and Security) is

    Wednesday, September 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 216
  30. SOLOMAN ISLANDS: UN Leader, Solomon Island Can Lead in Ending Violence Against Women

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says Solomon Islands can lead the Pacific by example on human rights iss

    Tuesday, September 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 166
  31. FIJI : Stigma Continues to Discourage Reporting

    Only 20 per cent of sexual assaults and domestic violence occurring in Fiji is reported, says Fiji Women's Crisis Cen

    Saturday, July 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 134
  32. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Goldmine Acts over Allegations of Torture and Rape

    The operator of the multibillion-dollar Porgera goldmine in Papua New Guinea has sacked five employees over an allege

    Tuesday, February 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 212
  33. FIJI: Increase in Physical and Sexual Abuse

    There are serious concerns about the increase in the number of domestic violence, rape, child abuse and sexual harass

    Saturday, February 5, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 171
  34. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Serious Abuses at Barrick Gold Mine

    Private security personnel employed at a gold mine in Papua New Guinea have been implicated in alleged gang rapes and

    Tuesday, February 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 122
  35. FIJI: New Data on Violence

    A JOINT study by Fiji School of Medicine and the World Health Organisation revealed that majority of women who are vi

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 844
  36. INDIA/EGYPT/ECUADOR/RWANDA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA: UN Promotes 'Safe Cities' Program for Women

    The abuse of women has been going on for centuries and it is often the case that a woman is killed before the problem

    Monday, December 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 715
  37. PACIFIC: Asia-Pacific Region UNited To End Violence Against Women And Girls

    The United Nations Secretary-General's campaign "UNiTE to End Violence Against Women" got off to a powerful

    Monday, November 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 641
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  39. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: During Stop In Papua New Guinea, Secretary Clinton Promotes Women's Rights

    As part of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's two-week Asia-Pacific tour, Clinton stopped in Papua New Guine

    Wednesday, November 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 476
  40. MARSHALL ISLANDS: Marshall Islands' WUTMI Receives UN Grant for Project to Protect Women and Girls

    The United Nations Trust Fund in Support of Actions to Eliminate Violence against Women (UN Trust Fund) announced Wed

    Tuesday, October 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 319
  41. FIJI: All Suffer When Woman Suffers

    TENSION exists in every community but the role of men and women in conflicts must be analysed separately, says a gend

    Monday, October 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 324
  42. PACIFIC: 'Action' to Protect Women Fails to Impress Amnesty

    Amnesty International has condemned the Pacific Islands Forum leaders for being all talk and no action on reducing vi

    Saturday, August 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 776
  43. PACIFIC: Pacific Leaders Weak in Failing to Address Violence Against Women

    Amnesty International has condemned the statement on violence against women in today's Pacific Islands Forum leaders'

    Thursday, August 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 761
  44. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Violence Against Women Shocking

    The levels of violence against women are shocking and show that two out of three women have experienced violence from

    Monday, August 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 713
  45. FIJI: Police Force Tightens Up on Sexual/Domestic Violence

    In the wake of increasing cases of domestic violence and sexual offences the Fiji Police Force is organizing a sympos

    Monday, June 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 245
  46. AUSTRALIA: Australia Increases Support for Women in Conflict Situations

    Today, International Women's Day, marks the economic, social and political achievements of women.

    Monday, March 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 689
  47. OCEANIA: Pacific Women Welcome UN Move Against Sexual Violence

    Women's advocacy groups in the Pacific have welcomed a move to stop sexual violence towards women in conflict situati

    Friday, August 21, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 355
  48. FIJI: Fiji NGO Says Report Shows Deterioration of Pacific Women Status

    A women's community organisation based in Fiji says its report on women, peace and human security shows a deteriorati

    Sunday, May 31, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 963
  49. FIJI: Bold and Brave Women

    THE Fiji Women's Crisis Centre has been a pillar of strength for women in Fiji for more than two decades.

    Monday, May 25, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 359
  50. Fiji: Ruth Lechte, Veteran Activist, on Crisis in Fiji

    In the wake of the UN Security Council calling for restoration of democracy and fair elections in Fij

    Friday, May 1, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 965