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  • 22
  • Apr

Representations of women in the parliament are often quite hard for many to accept in Solomon Islands parliament.

  • 21
  • Mar

SOLOMON Islands Women in Business Association (SIWIBA) has completed a one-day  basic fabric dyeing training on Friday 8th March 2019 at Mbokona SDA Church Hall.

  • 10
  • Mar


For International Women’s Day 2019, get to know some of the women driving change and increasing equality across the Pacific Islands. MILLICENT BARTY is the Chair of the Solomon Islands Young Entrepreneurs Council, as well as a Designer, and the manager of YHER Pacific, an initiative to tackle youth unemployment. She spoke to World Bank media:

  • 09
  • Mar


On International Women’s Day 2019, we are sharing stories of women doing inspiring work across the Pacific. Whether in the business world, advocacy, media or countless other sectors, their contributions highlight the transformative power of women in the region. REGINA LEPPING is a Filmmaker, Actor, Activist and Youth Empowerment and Engagement Specialist working for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) under the UN’s Peace Building Fund. She is also the co-founder of the Say It Out Loud Film Festival. She spoke to World Bank Media: 

  • 20
  • Jan

Through the daily vending in Gizo town - Western province’s capital, Arena Patovaki and her friends are able to make ends meet by promoting local foods.

  • 09
  • Jan

ONE of the great achievements for the Guadalcanal Province Women’s Development Division is the approval for the Temporary Special Measures (TSM) to allow women seats in the provincial assembly in the next government.

  • 19
  • Dec


Women working and living in and around Guadalcanal Plantation Palm Oil Limited (GIPPOL) 3 in North East Guadalcanal now have a proper market house to sell their local products and cooked food.

  • 10
  • Nov

Women face serious risks in pursuing income because of restrictive gender norms, according to a report released today by Oxfam and the Australian Government initiative Strongim Bisnis.

  • 23
  • Oct

MEMBERS of the Honiara District (HONDIS) Dorcas Federation have congratulated the newly appointed Minister of Women, Youth and Children Affairs Lanelle Tanangada.

  • 03
  • Oct


TWO powerful landowners and representatives of two different tribes in the Russell Islands want to see the government reinvest in their islands.

  • 08
  • Aug


Twenty women representing seven companies in the country are undertaking a leadership and management course this week through the Waka Mere Commitment to Action.

  • 12
  • Jul


THE government needs to redirect much needed economic development activities to rural centres in Solomon Islands, says a Malaitan woman Maria Teikui.

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