Meet Elisiva Na’ati – Non- Communicable Disease Adviser, Public Health Division - SPC

Working with people living with diabetes and having worked with them to change their diet and to see their joy in their achievements and improvement in their diabetes control, is always rewarding!

Launch of Gender Equality Strategy and Learning Pathways set to strengthen women’s representation in Pacific disaster response

When it comes to domestic and gender-based violence talk is not enough

When we say that we are shocked and alarmed about women and girls being abused, attacked or even killed, by their husbands and partners, what do our words achieve? The sad answer is that words alone are not enough to bring an end to domestic and gender-…

Latest publications from the Pacific Community (SPC)

The latest publications list includes several from the Fisheries, Aquaculture & Marine Ecosystems (FAME) Division, including Shark and ray identification manual and two reviews of the fisheries, management and trade of Aquarium products in the…

Bridging fishers’ and Western scientific knowledges to farm sea cucumbers in a community setting in Palau

Photo © George Stoyle - A fisherwoman gleaning sea cucumbers in the seagrass beds adjacent to the farm By Caroline Ferguson1, Ann Singeo and Alex Ferrier-Loh Caroline Ferguson is a PhD candidate in the Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and…

Valuing the critical roles and contributions of women fishers to food security and livelihoods in Fiji

By Alyssa S. Thomas, Sangeeta Mangubhai1, Margaret Fox, Watisoni Lalavanua, Semisi Meo, Waisea Naisilisili, Alfred Ralifo, Joeli Veitayaki and Salote Waqairatu

Gender in tuna value chains: Case studies from Indonesia and Solomon Islands

By Kate Barclay1 , Nicholas McClean1 , Dedi S. Adhuri2 , Reuben Sulu3 and Michael Fabinyi1

Celebrating the advancements made by women

‘Each for Equal’ – Theme for IWD 2020 “Picnic at the museum” for International Women’s Day “Can my husband and son attend?” “Oh it’s a ‘women’s only’ event?” “Why can’t we have an International Men’s Day?” “It’s a “gender thing” right?”

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…

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)
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