Stat of the week: In Fiji, 19.61% of seats are held by women in the national parliament

Did you know? In Fiji, 19.61% of seats are held by women in the national parliament, up from 14% in 2015. These gender inequalities remain in many countries in the world.

Collective action helps advance gender policies in Solomon Islands

Five out of nine provinces in the Solomon Islands have endorsed gender equality policies, a positive indication of how gender equality has become a national development priority. For Vaela Ngai, the Director for the Women’s Development Division (WDD)…

ACCELERATING WOMEN’S ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT: THE ROLE OF GENDERSENSITIVE POVERTY DATA

Panellists will discuss the interrelated systemic barriers that constrain women’s economic pathways to empowerment, the challenges that lack of disaggregated data pose for tackling them, and how availability of such data enables gender-responsive action…

Stat of the week: almost 1 in 3 ever-partnered women and girls in Vanuatu were a victim of violence

In 2018, almost 1 in 3 ever-partnered women and girls in Vanuatu were a victim of physical, sexual or psychological violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months.

“When it comes to regional comparison, that is where the data gap is”

Photo credit: Joseva Naisua

Regional Statistics Project Will Help Close Data Gaps on Poverty and Gender in the Pacific

Original release available at: https://www.worldbank.org/en/news/press-release/2020/02/12/regional-statistics-project-will-help-close-data-gaps-on-poverty-and-gender-in-the-pacific

Tonga Gender Report Data Analysis Workshop, Opening Remarks by Kim Robertson

SPC Opening Remarks Tonga Gender Report Data Analysis Workshop 15-24 January 2020   By Kim Robertson, Advisor – Gender Statistics Social Development Programme (SDP)

Strengthening monitoring for the SDGs and selected SDG indicators

Strengthening monitoring for the SDGs and selected SDG indicators

UN Women and Pacific Community Workshop

UN Women and Pacific Community Workshop: Validating the Roadmap for better production and use of gender statistics to monitor the SDGs in the Pacific
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