“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.”
Crisis and trouble in the world dominate the headlines, but a woman's world remains silent and unnoticed.
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
Women have long played a positive role in the building of peace and security in the Pacific.
A THREE-DAY workshop on the 2010 National Diagnostic Study and Think Tank on Women in Shared Decision Making will off
Helen Samu Hakena exudes a serenity that belies her extraordinary energy and inner strength that she has devoted to t
As part of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's two-week Asia-Pacific tour, Clinton stopped in Papua New Guine
Sexual violence in war is one of history's greatest and most profound silences.
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
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
An expert in post-conflict peace building who is studying the Solomon Islands peace and reconciliation process says t
Australia is conscious that women and girls account for the vast majority of persons adversely affected by armed conf
In 2009, the Australian Agency for International Development's (AusAID) Gender Policy and Coordination Section commis
The Solomon Islands epitomize all that one associates with a Pacific paradise - sparkling blue sea and miles of pure
A leading women's organisation in the country has appealed to newly elected members of Parliament to show integrity a
For a young Pacific girl born in the 70s, Pacific women were much more likely to be cleaning the parliamentary loos t
Counting is not yet complete in the Solomon Islands election, but there is one result that is already certain - no wo
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'
For 490 years the liquid continent of Oceania has been called by the name that Ferdinand Magellan gave it, the Pacifi
Papua New Guinea--one of the few countries in the world where women's life expectancy is lower than men's--ratified a
The levels of violence against women are shocking and show that two out of three women have experienced violence from
Women getting into Parliament this election do not mean they won't face challenges since in our culture, men dominate
The purpose of this paper is to reflect upon the Australian experience of seeking a National Action Plan on Security
The Solomon Islands government defied and agreement signed with the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Ag
The leader of a Solomon Islands women's organisation says a number of strong women are standing in next month's elect
A record 508 candidates will be contesting the 50 seats in the Solomon Islands parliament in next month's national el
The Solomon Islands caretaker deputy prime minister says if women are successful at next month's national election th
The New Zealand Parliamentarians' group on Population and Development (NZPPD) welcomes the news that 18 women will be
FORTY-TWO victims have been confirmed to give their stories to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's (TRC) third
A WOMAN who has given her life to teaching the country's children with disabilities has had her work recognised yeste
THE Solomon Islands Democratic Party (SIDP) strongly wants to see women in parliament, according to party executive M
LAST week, 19 emerging young women leaders completed the YWCA's Rise Up!
Prime Minister Julia Gillard's ascendency deserves recognition for the historic moment that it is.
IN JANUARY 2005, Julia Gillard was home in Altona contemplating a challenge to struggling Labor leader Kim Beazley.
After a revolt that unfolded over less than 24 hours and surprised lawmakers and the public, Prime Minister Kevin Rud
Four female officers from the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force have returned to the country after participating in
“Leave the kitchen and cooking for a while, come out and involve” is a strong message to women from Solom
SOLOMON Islands' first female to enter parliament Hilda Kari describes the introduction of women's political party as
In the wake of increasing cases of domestic violence and sexual offences the Fiji Police Force is organizing a sympos
The motivation behind a new political party in Solomon Islands is to get more women into parliament.
WOMEN must have an input into peace and security discussions.
For the first time, abuse of women and children will become a focal point of discussion at the Cakaudrove Provincial
The reconciliation process that is part of the Yellow Ribbon Project needs to be carefully scrutinized when dealing w
Endemic Fighting in Papua New Guinea