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  1. Reports/Policy Briefs90 915
  2. FIJI: Fiji Workshop to Train Police in Gender and Human Rights

    Forty police officers in Fiji have completed a workshop on human rights and gender.

    Monday, June 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 368
  3. 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
  4. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Solomon Men Learning Wisely to Respect Women

    In the Solomon Islands in the south-west Pacific, where two in three of the estimated female population of 252,000 ha

    Monday, October 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 118
  5. 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
  6. FIJI: Empowering Women

    The assistant secretary general of the UN, Lakshmi Puri, made remarks on the need for women around the world to addre

    Wednesday, June 5, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 976
  7. FIJI: Overcoming the Impossible

    Delana's achievement is not only outstanding but in the history of Fiji, there has never been a gold medallist at the

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 376
  8. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: The Past That Has Not Passed: Human Rights Violations in Papua Before and After Reformasi

    This joint report by ICTJ and the Institute for Human Rights Study and Advocacy (ELSHAM-Papua) provides important ins

    Thursday, June 28, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 735
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. FemLINKPACIFIC Women Peace and Human Security Update 2 of 2012

    Monday, March 26, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 585
  12. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: "Enough Is Enough!" Testimonies of Papuan Women Victims of Violence and Human Rights Violations 1963–2009

    “We women of Papua have been bruised, cornered, besieged from all directions.

    Wednesday, March 14, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 736
  13. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Nadi Rural Women Leaders Engage in Interactive Policy Dialogue

    Disability access, environment management, women and children's health issues, and improving health service delivery

    Thursday, February 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 206
  14. 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
  15. 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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  17. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Women Weaving Bougainville Together

    Helen Samu Hakena exudes a serenity that belies her extraordinary energy and inner strength that she has devoted to t

    Friday, November 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 554
  18. GUAM: Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Unveils UOG Gender Studies Center

    A Nobel Peace Prize nominee helps unveil a new center for gender studies at the University of Guam.

    Friday, October 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 305
  19. GUAM: Women's Rights Activist at UOG: Advocate Speaks of Challenges Women Face

    The reality of gender equality isn't the same as the Indonesia government would like the public to think, an Indonesi

    Friday, October 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 306
  20. 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
  21. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Papua New Guinea Apologizes for CEDAW Record

    Papua New Guinea--one of the few countries in the world where women's life expectancy is lower than men's--ratified a

    Monday, August 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 702
  22. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Young Women Leaders Complete Training

    LAST week, 19 emerging young women leaders completed the YWCA's Rise Up!

    Tuesday, July 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 546
  23. 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
  24. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Danger and Determination in Papua New Guinea

    Endemic Fighting in Papua New Guinea

    Thursday, April 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 414
  25. 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
  26. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Helen Clark Highlights Importance of Gender Equality for PNG

    During a recent visit to Papua New Guinea, former Prime Minister of New Zealand and current United Nations Developmen

    Thursday, February 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 444
  27. 2009 Fiji Women, Peace & Human Security Report Edition 2: Linking Women's Economic and Political Security

    Since the military coup of December 2006 we have had the opportunity to see firsthand the impact of our political rea

    Sunday, September 20, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 098
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Where Violence Against Women is Rampant

    Papua New Guinea has made the international news again with a horrific story to reinforce stereotypes about the count

    Tuesday, January 27, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 975
  32. PACIFIC: Pacific Women Continue to Face Challenges

    Women in the Pacific continue to face adverse challenges despite national and regional commitments to addressing gend

    Saturday, March 8, 2008
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 379
  33. FIJI: AusAID to Target Women

    Women in Fiji will benefit from Australian efforts to reduce gender disparities in developing countries, under a new

    Thursday, March 8, 2007
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 422
  34. Can Conflict Analysis Process Support Gendered Visions of Peace Building? Reflections from the Peace and Stability Development Analysis in Fiji

    This paper focuses on an analysis of the lessons learned from applications of the Peace and Stability Development Ana

    Sunday, January 1, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 364
  35. Aid as an Instrument for Peace: A Civil Society Perspective

    Aid agencies engaged in providing relief and promoting development are faced with difficult questions on how best to

    Tuesday, January 1, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 896
  36. Alternative ASEAN Network on Burma

    Civil Society Organisations67 041
  37. ESSAY/PHOTO CONTEST: Promoting Gender Equality and Women's Human Rights - From National Commitments to Real Change

    As part of CEDAW's 30th Anniversary and International Women's Day, UNIFEM is holding an essay and photo contest from

    Sunday, March 7, 2010 - 19:00 to Wednesday, September 1, 2010 - 20:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 714
  38. Justice for East Timor

    Although East Timor is now completely independent, the population is still struggling against the damage resulting fr

    Monday, April 5, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 268
  39. CALL: Equality a 'Must'

    GENDER equality must be promoted in disaster risk reduction activities.

    Tuesday, October 12, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 664
  40. AUSTRALIA: UN Women Parliamentary International Women's Day Breakfast: Speech by Hon Julie Collins, Minister for the Status of Women

    Speech delivery location: Parliament House, Canberra

    Tuesday, March 13, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 358
  41. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: A Worthy Fight: Helping Increase Gender Equality in Papua New Guinea

    Women advocates in Papua New Guinea (PNG) have worked tirelessly over the years to increase gender equality in the is

    Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 363
  42. FIJI: Fiji Women's Group wants Involvement in New Government Income Generating Training

    The Fiji National Council of Women says groups like it should be involved in a new government scheme that aims to tea

    Sunday, June 17, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 399
  43. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Gender Stereo-typing, a Widespread Problem

    Gender Stereotyping is a major problem that has gone unnoticed and unrealized over the years up to this day in the So

    Sunday, June 24, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 410
  44. Oceania: Gender Symposium Concludes

    A meeting on gender responsive market governance and reform has successfully concluded in Honiara, Solomon Islands th

    Monday, July 9, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 425
  45. APPEAL: Put Women's Rights at Heart of Our Foreign Policy

    The dark clouds that hang over the lives of many women and girls in the developing world have been witnessing recent

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 452
  46. BLOG: The Importance of Women: International Development and Equality

    For almost two years I lived in a small village on a remote island in the middle of the Pacific.

    Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 468
  47. STATEMENT: Australia's Reservations to CEDAW – Irrelevant and Unnecessary

    In 1983 Australia was one of the first countries to ratify the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Agains

    Monday, September 24, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 474