“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.”
The state government has reinforced its commitment to reducing violence.
AUTHORITIES will crack down on forced marriages, female genital mutilation and the abuse of migrant spouses under a n
40 participants from Fiji, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, RMI, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu will gradua
There is only so much sexual violence against women I can watch before the knot in my gut and roar in my throat force
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has come out strongly against sexual offences committed against women and children.
Violence Against Women and Girls is rife in the Pacific and various programs are being developed to counter this.`26
There is some indication that the rates of physical violence against women have reduced since the Fiji Women's Crisis
UN women are now working with the Pacific Regional Facility Fund to try to prevent and eliminate violence against wom
The Labor government's changes to immigration policy show a singular focus on stopping people seeking asylum in Austr
The Solomon Islands, a developing island nation in the south-west Pacific Islands, has one of the highest urbanisatio
The United Nations human rights office today urged the Government of Papua New Guinea to take concrete action followi
A woman has been tortured and burned alive in Papua New Guinea after being accused of using sorcery to kill a young b
Globally, 139 constitutions include guarantees of gender equality, 125 countries outlaw domestic violence.
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
Leaders of 15 Pacific Island nations have pledged to remove barriers to women's economic empowerment, end violence ag
The Pacific region has one of the highest documented rates of violence against women in the world, with as many as 69
Solomon Islands' new police commissioner says the police must set an example when it comes to addressing the country'
A week ago somewhere in the Gilbert Camp area, another young woman's life had been taken as result of violence, viole
Most of the Pacific Islands region continues to be one of the least women-friendly places in the world.
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
ROKO tui Cakaudrove Ro Aca Mataitini is urging all village headmen and church leaders on Taveuni to prioritise the ne
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.
After more than 10 years since it was passed, the UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (Women, Peace and Security) is
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 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
Private security personnel employed at a gold mine in Papua New Guinea have been implicated in alleged gang rapes and
A JOINT study by Fiji School of Medicine and the World Health Organisation revealed that majority of women who are vi
The abuse of women has been going on for centuries and it is often the case that a woman is killed before the problem
The United Nations Secretary-General's campaign "UNiTE to End Violence Against Women" got off to a powerful
As part of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's two-week Asia-Pacific tour, Clinton stopped in Papua New Guine
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
Amnesty International has condemned the Pacific Islands Forum leaders for being all talk and no action on reducing vi
Amnesty International has condemned the statement on violence against women in today's Pacific Islands Forum leaders'
The levels of violence against women are shocking and show that two out of three women have experienced violence from
In the wake of increasing cases of domestic violence and sexual offences the Fiji Police Force is organizing a sympos
Today, International Women's Day, marks the economic, social and political achievements of women.
Women's advocacy groups in the Pacific have welcomed a move to stop sexual violence towards women in conflict situati
A women's community organisation based in Fiji says its report on women, peace and human security shows a deteriorati
THE Fiji Women's Crisis Centre has been a pillar of strength for women in Fiji for more than two decades.
In the wake of the UN Security Council calling for restoration of democracy and fair elections in Fij