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Melanesian Ministerial Workshop on Violence against Women: A Sub-Regional Approach to preventing domestic and sexual and gender-based violence

Domestic violence and violence against women are a scourge on our nations and the region and a violation to their human rights. While the enactment of domestic violence legislation is a big achievement for the region, more needs to be done to address the…

Pacific to host 84th (Extraordinary) Session of the Committee on the Rights of the Child

In a historic first, Samoa will host the 84th Extraordinary Outreach Session of the Committee on the Rights of the Child from 2-6 March.  It will be the first time any of the United Nations (UN) human rights treaty bodies formally meet outside its Geneva…

Authorised Justices equipped to clamp down on domestic violence in Malaita communities

14 Authorised Justices around Malaita province have completed training that will enable them to effectively carry out their roles laid out in the Family Protection Act- to issue Interim Protection Orders for survivors of domestic violence in their…

84th (Extraordinary) Session of the Committee on the Rights of the Child

​The Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) is the body of 18 Independent experts that monitors implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child by its State parties.

Using drama to battle domestic violence: PW Podcast S02-06

Actions speak louder than words! That is the underlying theme which has inspired an innovative approach to combat violence against women and girls in the Solomon Islands.

Climate refugees are without UN protection or rights under international law

Photo Credit: UNHCR   This story originally appeared on the Inter Press Service website, it has been republished here with permission.    OPINION Climate refugees are without UN protection or rights under international law By Miles Young

Children of today learning from the Marshall Islands’ past

Feature photo: Hannah Lafita, Associate Commissioner for the Public School System By Danica Waiti In addition to topics such as human rights and gender equality, students in the Republic of the Marshall Islands are now being taught about the nation’s…

Professional Diploma in Legal Practice helps pave way for human rights advocates

Professional Diploma in Legal Practice helps pave way for human rights advocates The Human Rights modules delivered to Postgraduate law students under the Professional Diploma in Legal Practice (PDLP) at the University of the South Pacific (USP) has been…

Port Vila Declaration signed by Pacific MPs at conclusion of regional dialogue

Pacific MPs with staff of RRRT and other donors and stakeholders during the Regional MPs Dialogue on Human Rights, Good Governance and Sustainable Development in  Port Vila from 5-7 November 2019.

Pacific MPs Dialogue on Human Rights good governance and development

Pacific MPs Dialogue on Human Rights good governance and development By Miles Young, SPC RRRT Director 5-7 November, 2019, Port Vila, Vanuatu  
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