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Women’s Day marked across the Pacific

ACROSS the Pacific UN Women is joining International Women’s Day celebrations to acknowledge progress made for women’s rights, women’s empowerment and gender equality in the region.

Young women find voice through EU theatre group

A ONCE shy young Honiara woman has found the courage to talk about gender violence through the EU funded Stages of Change Theatre Company.

ANZ Gizo marks women’s day

To mark International Women’s Day, the staff members  from ANZ Bank Gizo Branch visited Gizo Hospital to present small gifts, flowers, fruits and ‘get well posters’ to female patients and female hospital staffs.

More women participation good for Pacific: Sheppard

Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) director general David Sheppard says more oportunities for women is good for SPREP.

Women-headed households here face hardships

HOUSEHOLDS in Solomon Islands and Kiribati which are being headed by women are more likely to face hardship.

Women’s success story

THE Correctional Service Solomon islands (CSSI) Women’s Network is a success story for women officers within the organisation.

Mother Language Day to be celebrated today

THE Literacy Network- Solomon Islands has chosen to celebrate International Mother Language Day on Friday 14 March (today) at the National Museum.  

Celebrating international women's day in Melanesia

'As the world celebrates International Women’s Day in honour of our Women with the theme ‘Inspiring Change’, we are reminded of the role of women in our societies and their contributions to our homes, our communities and nation building in its totality,’ said Victor Tutugoro, the chairman of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG).  

Sikaiana women empowered

A THREE-DAY Backyard Farming Workshop to empower Sikaiana women on food security started off yesterday at the Sikaiana settlement at Red Beach, East Guadalcanal.    

NGO reps discuss issues face by women

NINE women and nine men representing five non-governmental organisations met from March 18 to 20 to discuss gender discrimination resulting in inequalities in communities here.