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Women (359)

  • 15
  • Dec

UN Women hosted an awareness programme on Monday 9 December, the second to last day of the 16 Days of Activism campaign, to generate discussion on violence against women and girls in the Solomon Islands.

  • 23
  • Dec

The 16 days activism of all forms violence against women, which fell on 26th November (White Ribbon Day) to 11th December this year, once again reminded us of how serious the problem is in our communities.

  • 27
  • Dec

Visiting the Family Violence Support Centre at the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands in Honiara provided a clear reminder that gender empowerment and gender equality are priorities of Australia’s foreign policy.

  • 03
  • Jan

Reuters: WOMEN’S political representation in the Pacific Islands region is globally the lowest at 3.65 percent, compared to the world average of 18 percent.

  • 06
  • Jan

THE Ministry of Infrastructure Development (MID) is currently rehabilitating the existing St Martin feeder road, Central Guadalcanal over a distance of 8.5 km.

  • 08
  • Jan

TEMOTU Province is planning to build a women’s centre or craft market to help its women sell their products and earn an income.

  • 19
  • Jan

Islands Business: Young people, particularly children, young women and people living with disabilities, have traditionally been marginalised in development processes and hurt by systemic and structural discrimination and inaction.

  • 20
  • Jan

WHEN Alexis Fretz was 30 years old and 19 weeks pregnant, she began to bleed.

  • 21
  • Jan

The MP for North Vella Lavella, Milner Tozaka has told a Regional Consultation Conference on human rights in Auckland, New Zealand that having women in Solomon Islands Parliament is a move in the right direction because violence against women could be wiped out.

  • 21
  • Jan

THE UN Women says it is looking forward to implement their new project on women’s political participation in close partnership with the Solomon Islands Electoral Commission office.

  • 22
  • Jan

A GROUP of Dorcas women paid a visit to Br George at San Isidro care centre, Aruligo, yesterday.

  • 23
  • Jan

REQUIRING only a small plot of land and little capital investment, the cut flower business could be a vibrant trade for women in the Gold Ridge community.