“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.”
Forty police officers in Fiji have completed a workshop on human rights and gender.
Violence Against Women and Girls is rife in the Pacific and various programs are being developed to counter this.`26
In the Solomon Islands in the south-west Pacific, where two in three of the estimated female population of 252,000 ha
The Labor government's changes to immigration policy show a singular focus on stopping people seeking asylum in Austr
The assistant secretary general of the UN, Lakshmi Puri, made remarks on the need for women around the world to addre
Delana's achievement is not only outstanding but in the history of Fiji, there has never been a gold medallist at the
This joint report by ICTJ and the Institute for Human Rights Study and Advocacy (ELSHAM-Papua) provides important ins
Most of the Pacific Islands region continues to be one of the least women-friendly places in the world.
At the end of her official country mission to Papua New Guinea, the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women,
“We women of Papua have been bruised, cornered, besieged from all directions.
Disability access, environment management, women and children's health issues, and improving health service delivery
A JOINT study by Fiji School of Medicine and the World Health Organisation revealed that majority of women who are vi
The United Nations Secretary-General's campaign "UNiTE to End Violence Against Women" got off to a powerful
Helen Samu Hakena exudes a serenity that belies her extraordinary energy and inner strength that she has devoted to t
A Nobel Peace Prize nominee helps unveil a new center for gender studies at the University of Guam.
The reality of gender equality isn't the same as the Indonesia government would like the public to think, an Indonesi
Amnesty International has condemned the statement on violence against women in today's Pacific Islands Forum leaders'
Papua New Guinea--one of the few countries in the world where women's life expectancy is lower than men's--ratified a
LAST week, 19 emerging young women leaders completed the YWCA's Rise Up!
In the wake of increasing cases of domestic violence and sexual offences the Fiji Police Force is organizing a sympos
Endemic Fighting in Papua New Guinea
Today, International Women's Day, marks the economic, social and political achievements of women.
During a recent visit to Papua New Guinea, former Prime Minister of New Zealand and current United Nations Developmen
Since the military coup of December 2006 we have had the opportunity to see firsthand the impact of our political rea
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
Papua New Guinea has made the international news again with a horrific story to reinforce stereotypes about the count
Women in the Pacific continue to face adverse challenges despite national and regional commitments to addressing gend
Women in Fiji will benefit from Australian efforts to reduce gender disparities in developing countries, under a new
This paper focuses on an analysis of the lessons learned from applications of the Peace and Stability Development Ana
Aid agencies engaged in providing relief and promoting development are faced with difficult questions on how best to
As part of CEDAW's 30th Anniversary and International Women's Day, UNIFEM is holding an essay and photo contest from
Although East Timor is now completely independent, the population is still struggling against the damage resulting fr
GENDER equality must be promoted in disaster risk reduction activities.
Speech delivery location: Parliament House, Canberra
Women advocates in Papua New Guinea (PNG) have worked tirelessly over the years to increase gender equality in the is
The Fiji National Council of Women says groups like it should be involved in a new government scheme that aims to tea
Gender Stereotyping is a major problem that has gone unnoticed and unrealized over the years up to this day in the So
A meeting on gender responsive market governance and reform has successfully concluded in Honiara, Solomon Islands th
The dark clouds that hang over the lives of many women and girls in the developing world have been witnessing recent
For almost two years I lived in a small village on a remote island in the middle of the Pacific.
In 1983 Australia was one of the first countries to ratify the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Agains