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  • 23
  • Oct

 Last week marks the YWCA Week without Violence. YWCA of the Solomon Islands joined other YWCAs around the world in recognising the week which falls on 14 to 20 October. The theme of the week focuses on the campaign to end early, child and forced marriage.

  • 24
  • Oct

YOUNG women leaders in the Pacific have banded together and called for efforts to be speeded up to combat physical and sexual violence against women.

  • 24
  • Oct

HIGHER education for young women in the Pacific is not translating into more and better jobs.

  • 24
  • Oct

ESTIMATING the costs of gender-based violence is vital as it brings to light the hidden costs to society and the resources needed to end violence.

  • 30
  • Oct

Local woman, Mrs Beverly Maega has received a top women’s award for her work and contribution to the community and women.

  • 30
  • Oct

THIS year is an exciting year for four Solomon island women that scooped eight awards after graduating from Community Education Training Centre (CETC) in Fiji recently.

  • 06
  • Nov

ELENOA (not her real name) is now 30 years old, with three gorgeous children and on the verge of completing her studies for a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of the South Pacific in Fiji.

  • 07
  • Nov

THE Solomon Islands Women in Business (SIWIBA) has stepped in and assisted Isabel female provincial member Rhoda Sikalabu in her initiative to improve clinic health services within her ward.

  • 18
  • Nov

PLANNING is underway for this year’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign. 

  • 19
  • Nov

Women in Choiseul province have been seeking funds to build their own resource centre.

  • 21
  • Nov

UN Women is calling individuals across the Pacific to wear the color orange on 25 November 2013 and take action as part of a growing global movement to create a world free from violence against women and girls. 

  • 26
  • Nov

WorldFish in partnership with the Solomon Islands Locally Management Marine Area (SILMMA) Network hosted a ‘Women and Fishing’ training workshop early this month from 4th to 6th of November.