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Handbook spotlights gender and social inclusion in the Pacific’s fisheries sector

A Handbook on Pacific Gender Equity and Social Inclusion in Coastal Fisheries and Aquaculture has been launched by the Pacific Community (SPC).

Inspiring Gender Equality projects launched on eve of International Women’s Day, but “still so much work left to be done”

The Pacific Community (SPC) held a series of events in Suva to mark International Women’s Day and the 25th Anniversary of the Pacific Platform for Action and Gender Equality and Women’s Human Rights (PPA), and took the opportunity to officially launch…

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign to challenge violence against women and girls. The campaign runs every year from 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10…

Regional Strategy for Women in Maritime Meeting

Drafters from the PacWIMA (Cook Islands, Fiji, PNG, Tonga) meet to update the latest version of the Regional Strategy and progress work on the document.

Pacific Women in Maritime Association calls for better recognition, visibility and capacity

The Pacific Women in Maritime Association (PacWIMA) has elected a new executive committee and reaffirmed that the Pacific maritime sector must remain focused on meeting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) of achieving gender equality…

International Women's Day

International Women’s Day - Rural women are defining Pacific Resilience

Photo: Women in agriculture in Solomon Islands. These women are engaged in organic agriculture at Baniata Community on Rendova Island in the Western Province. “Despite the myriad challenges they face, rural women are helping define Pacific resilience…

International Day of Women in Science

Pacific Community (SPC) staff profile (CePaCT): Logotonu Waqainabete, Curator – CePACT

16 Days of Activism 2016

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence campaign runs every year from 25 November – the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women – until 10 December – Human Rights Day. It is a global campaign to raise awareness about…

Women community leaders receive training on human rights and leadership

The Pacific Community Regional Rights Resource Team (RRRT) in collaboration with the Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation have completed training 90 community women leaders from Fiji’s Central, Northern, Western and recently the Eastern…
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