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“It started in high school…”

Sexual harassment: Women’s stories I am 21 year old woman, a third-year university student. For me, sexual harassment started in high school. Yes, I know boys will be boys and make stupid comments, and I could handle them, though I didn’t like them. But…

“It became obvious that I had to be on my guard around this man all the time …”

Sexual harassment: Women’s stories I am 32 years old. For as long as I can remember, sexual harassment has been something I’ve had to cope with for most of my professional life. When I was in my second year of university, I had the opportunity to work…

Sexual harassment: Myths and facts

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

What is sexual harassment?

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

Sexual harassment is no joke

Joint Statement on16 Days of Activismagainst Gender-Based Violence Campaign

End of discriminatory laws and change in cultural norms key to economic empowerment of Pacific women

Over 200 participants from 21 Pacific countries have been meeting over three days this week to discuss the economic standing of 4.5 million women and girls across the greater Pacific region. Despite making up half of the region’s population, women…

Official Opening Of The 13th Triennial Conference of Pacific Women & 6th Pacific Ministers For Women Meeting - Monday 2nd October, 2017

Welcome Address By Dr Colin Tukuitonga, Director General of The Pacific Community The President of the Republic of Marshall Islands The Vice President of Kiribati Ministers for Women and Heads of Delegations Heads and Representatives of CROP Agencies, UN…

Micronesian Women’s Conference: It’s Time for Substantive Action

The first of its kind three day Micronesian Women’s Conference was held at the University of the South Pacific’s Long Island Campus in Majuro, this week.  

Inspiring Pacific women campaign launched at Pacific Community governing meeting

Representatives of the 26 countries and territories that govern the Pacific Community (SPC) who have gathered in Noumea, New Caledonia, this week for the organisation’s biennial conference, today participated in the official launch of a regional campaign…

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…
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