Read "Count her in – Invest in women: accelerate progress", a speech by SPC Mereseini Rakuita, Principal Strategic Lead - Pacific Women for International Women's Day 2024

Like the rest of the world, our Blue Pacific Continent is facing major global challenges that are transnational in nature demanding multi-faceted solutions. The opportunity we have as the Pacific is unique and special. In the recent meeting of Pacific…

Women in Fisheries Information Bulletin #39

Embedding a gender lens to empower women across the Pacific

The month of March is globally utilised to raise awareness on issues affecting women’s universal rights. As this month comes to an end, let us reflect on the journey women across the world have taken or are taking to achieve equal rights in our…

Profile: Viniura, farmer in Taputapuatea (French Polynesia) for International Women's Day

(contenu disponible en français uniquement)

International Women’s Day: Working together across all SPC programmes to improve gender equality

Photo: This International Women’s Day directors from several SPC divisions joined a Panel Discussion, as part of the ‘One-SPC Event for International Women’s Day’. Credit: SPC   On International Women’s Day we celebrate the achievements of women…

International Women’s Day: Meet Maria of Barana Village (Solomon Islands)

This year, International Women’s Day on March 8 coincides with the Pacific Week of Agriculture and Forestry, held 6 – 10 March in Nadi, Fiji. Meet Maria Bao of Barana village.

A changing Pacific landscape this International Women’s Day, by Miles Young, Director of the Pacific Community's (SPC) Human Rights and Social Development Division

Photo: Counsellors and caseworkers from women’s crisis centre in the Pacific travel to ensure access to their services. Pictured are counsellors from Chuuk Women’s Centre.  

“It changed everything for me”, Lorian Finau-Groves from Samoa

Lorian Finau-Groves attended the Pacific Fisheries Leadership Programme (PFLP) which aims to strengthen the leadership capabilities and capacities of emerging female and male leaders in the Pacific fisheries sector.  I was newly appointed as a…

Elenoa Salele - SPC's Animal Health and Production Officer shares her testimony for International Women's Day 2022

Every International Women's Day, I am reminded of the little achievements, the little wins and the little celebrations I have made along the way. When making the decision of undertaking agriculture from high school, right through to university to date as…

Special Edition of Lagipoiva 360 Pacific Geopolitics on International Women's Day

Tonight Lagipoiva is interviewing le Afioga Leituala Kuiniselani Toelupe Tago - Elisara who is the Regional Director for Polynesia at The Pacific Community (SPC). Leituala shares her views on women's leadership, cultural leadership and equality in the…
Displaying 1 - 10 of 35