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  1. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Let's Empower Our Women

    “EMPOWERMENT to women around our region is something I feel is very important because we have the lowest rate o

    Monday, August 4, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 457
  2. 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
  3. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Leadership, Peace Training Ends

    The five days transformational leadership and character education for peaceful co-existence training ended successful

    Monday, June 2, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 340
  4. FIJI: Role of Women Vital

    The recognition of women's participation in economic development is vital, says Pacific Islands News Association pres

    Friday, April 4, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 280
  5. 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
  6. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Bougainville Women Say They Were Excluded From The Reconciliation Ceremony

    The Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea Peter O'Neil has completed his historic state visit to the Autonomous Region o

    Thursday, January 30, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 250
  7. FIJI: Asia-Pacific Women to Meet on Environmental Management

    Women from South East Asia and Pacific countries will meet in Fiji to discuss issues relating to managing home enviro

    Tuesday, June 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 985
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. PACIFIC: Women Struggle for a Place in the Pacific

    Women face greater odds in achieving equal political representation in the Pacific Islands than in any other region o

    Thursday, February 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 851
  11. 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
  12. FIJI: Not Just Sweet Talk Campaign: Gauging Participation

    Access to information including education programmes for rural women to enable them to participate in formal decision

    Tuesday, September 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 312
  13. 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
  14. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Fears PNG will have no Female MPs

    Papua New Guinea enters its second week of elections, but with the only female MP in PNG retiring, there are fears no

    Monday, July 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 187
  15. SOLOMON ISLANDS: "Cooling Agents and Panadol" is CSSI's first gender report

    Correctional Services Solomon Islands (CSSI) will launch its first gender audit report at a special event in Honiara

    Saturday, June 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 133
  16. BOUGAINVILLE: Four Bougainville Women to Stand in PNG Election

    As Papua New Guinea is gearing up for elections next month, four women candidates have come forward in the autonomous

    Wednesday, May 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 077
  17. FIJI: Gender Gaps Still Remain

    Gender inequality was the topic of discussion by a group of panelist during the launch of the “World Developmen

    Wednesday, March 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 951
  18. 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
  19. FemLINKPACIFIC Women Peace and Human Security Update 2 of 2012

    Monday, March 26, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 585
  20. SOLOMON ISLANDS: We Must Engage Women in Promoting Peace in Our Societies

    In the quiet corners of the Lungga area a small but important workshop has just been completed this week.

    Saturday, March 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 870
  21. FIJI: Include Women in Polls

    In the past, Kenyan women were kept out of standing in the elections or even voting on election day because of violen

    Wednesday, February 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 724
  22. FIJI: FWRM Indicates Interest in Constitution Consultation

    The Fiji Women's Rights Movement has indicated its wish to participate in the consultation stages of the constitution

    Saturday, January 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 707
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  28. PACIFIC: A New Era Begins: Pacific Young Women's Leadership Alliance

    A small group of thoughtful people could change the world.

    Thursday, December 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 512
  29. INTERNATIONAL: Leaders Vow to Improve Gender Equality Record

    Pacific leaders have made a commitment to increasing the numbers of woman parliamentarians, United Nations Secretary-

    Thursday, September 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 195
  30. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: PNG Opposition Supports Women in Politics Bill

    Papua New Guinea's new opposition leader, Belden Namah says his group will support a bill to have more women elected

    Tuesday, May 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 768
  31. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: UNICEF Warns Gender Gap is Widening in PNG Schools

    The United Nations Children's Fund or UNICEF has warned that the gender gap in student enrolments in Papua New Guinea

    Thursday, May 5, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 707
  32. OCEANIA: Women in Governance: Empowering Women in the Pacific

    Many countries are celebrating growing numbers of women in political life, however the Pacific Islands continue to ha

    Thursday, April 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 519
  33. FIJI: Gender Advocates Undergo Training

    Gender trainers and women's rights advocates have been urged to hold each other accountable in the work they do.

    Thursday, March 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 533
  34. OCEANIA: Pacific Women Gather in NZ to Discuss Female Representation in Politics

    A New Zealand MP Carmel Sepuloni says it's a continuing battle to improve the abysmal numbers of women in Pacific Isl

    Monday, March 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 528
  35. FIJI: Rural Women Radio Activism

    Young women from rural areas in the country plan to use community radio broadcast as a means to address the issues wh

    Wednesday, February 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 258
  36. FIJI: Women, Youths Join in Decision Making

    Equal participation and inclusiveness in young people through education and capacity building is the aim of a project

    Thursday, February 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 162
  37. OCEANIA: UN Women Pacific to Undertake Extensive Consultations

    Last week over 50 UN Women staff based in Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Samoa came t

    Tuesday, February 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 123
  38. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Women to Share Election Experiences

    A THREE-DAY workshop on the 2010 National Diagnostic Study and Think Tank on Women in Shared Decision Making will off

    Monday, November 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 557
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Solomon Islands Vote for a Bright New Future

    The Solomon Islands epitomize all that one associates with a Pacific paradise - sparkling blue sea and miles of pure

    Sunday, August 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 879
  43. SOLOMON ISLANDS: NCW Calls for Transparent Process in PM Election

    A leading women's organisation in the country has appealed to newly elected members of Parliament to show integrity a

    Tuesday, August 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 843
  44. PACIFIC: More Pacific Girl Power Could Go a Long Way

    For a young Pacific girl born in the 70s, Pacific women were much more likely to be cleaning the parliamentary loos t

    Friday, August 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 825
  45. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Women Fail to Gain Any Seats in Solomons Poll

    Counting is not yet complete in the Solomon Islands election, but there is one result that is already certain - no wo

    Wednesday, August 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 803
  46. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Give Woman a Chance: Manu

    Women getting into Parliament this election do not mean they won't face challenges since in our culture, men dominate

    Monday, August 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 750
  47. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Government Defies Agreement: Delma

    The Solomon Islands government defied and agreement signed with the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Ag

    Monday, July 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 749
  48. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Confidence Handful of Women Candidates Will Do Well in Solomons Election

    The leader of a Solomon Islands women's organisation says a number of strong women are standing in next month's elect

    Thursday, July 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 751
  49. SOLOMON ISLANDS: 508 Candidates Eye 50 Seats in Solomons Election

    A record 508 candidates will be contesting the 50 seats in the Solomon Islands parliament in next month's national el

    Tuesday, July 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 596
  50. SOLOMON ISLANDS: Solomons Minister Willing to Consider up to Four Reserved Parliamentary Seats for Women

    The Solomon Islands caretaker deputy prime minister says if women are successful at next month's national election th

    Tuesday, July 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 842