Kiribati recruits first female Oceanographer at a National Meteorological Service in the Pacific

Lululeen Santos hopeful for the future of women and girls in Micronesia

Lululeen Santos, is the Pacific Women Lead at SPC’s Country Focal Point, Ending Violence Against Women (EVAW), based in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). She works closely with communities and all State Governments in FSM, to assist with their…

Nakalawaca Village’s solar-boat voyage to improve gender equality

A solar-powered boat project in Fiji’s Nakalawaca Village has improved the productivity of local fisherwomen while also changing villagers’ mindsets to realise many women are skilled boat operators.   “The women of Nakalawaca village in Fiji used to…

COP 27: Climate change is a gender issue

"It's like planting a seed"

Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment – A Shared Challenge

An agreement to support and facilitate the development of a regional domestic violence counselling framework to ensure consistent, timely and quality standards for counselling support for survivors and victims of domestic violence. was among the key…

Achieving gender equality, inclusion and diversity must be the shared commitment of all Pacific people

For most who have been fighting for women’s rights, equal access to services and opportunities regardless of age, sex, ethnicity, and background, International Women's Day (IDW) is a call to action. A call to push for the elimination of all forms of…

Pacific Data Hub to host ten years of valuable Pacific Women learnings

Photo: Smiling women, Port Vila, Vanuatu (credit: Graham Crumb/Imagicity.com)   What happens to the data, insights and learnings generated from a long running development programme when it closes? The unfortunate reality is many times they are lost. When…

New handbook applies Gender and Social Inclusion (GSI) lens to Pacific’s Fisheries Sector

The Second Edition of the Pacific Handbook for gender equity and social inclusion in coastal fisheries and aquaculture was launched this week with the aim to bridge the gender gaps and overcome existing exclusions of marginalised groups that lie within…

Ministers for Women Meeting

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