Stat of the week: Proportion of Tongan females who own a mobile phone

The proportion of Tongan🇹🇴 females (aged 15 to 49 years) who own a mobile phone. This is only slightly lower than the level among Tongan males aged 15-49 years (88.3%).

Stat of the Week: Women seats in the Parliament of French Polynesia

  52.6%: Women hold more than one-half of seats in the Parliament of French Polynesia. Explore more data:

Gender Equality and Social Inclusion critical components in Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change in FSM

Lack of recognition for women’s contribution to agriculture

Photo Credit: CARE Vanuatu

New agreement set to boost regional support for capacity building of Pacific workforce

Friday 24 April 2020 The Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC) and the Pacific Community (SPC) virtually signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Friday 24 April 2020, which supports greater productivity and inclusion for the Pacific workforce.

16 days of activism against gender based violence: Yvonne Te Ruki Rangi o Tangaora Underhill-Sem, Associate Professor, University of Auckland

16 days of activism against gender based violence: Yvonne Te Ruki Rangi o Tangaora Underhill-Sem, Associate Professor, University of Auckland

16 days of activism against gender based violence: Savina Nongebatu, Solomon Islands

16 days of activism against gender based violence: Savina Nongebatu, Solomon Islands

Legislation and the Role of Police Prosecutors Across the Pacific in Ending Violence Against Women

Legislation and the Role of Police Prosecutors Across the Pacific in Ending Violence Against Women Story by Onorina Saukelo    Violence against women and girls is the most pervasive violation of human rights in the Pacific. Studies show up to 60% per…

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

Progressing Gender Equality in Micronesia: Country Work Planning Workshop

Government gender equality experts from Kiribati, Nauru, Federated States of Micronesia and Palau joined with colleagues from the Marshall Islands to develop program logic and work plans for the next five years to progress gender equality. The workshop…
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