Workshop sets precedent for gender statistics on the work of women and men in the Pacific

Left to Right: Kim Robertson, Bill Joseph, Deputy Administrator RMI SSA; Lara Studzinski, Director SPC MRO.   The governments of Palau, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) and Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), using data based on work and gross…

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…

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…

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…

Addressing Gender Inequalities requires an inter-sectional approach

Justice sector in Solomon Islands better prepared to tackle domestic violence

Pacific Community calls for greater efforts to close gender gaps

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