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  • 18
  • May

Filomina Aihunu is a teenager who grew up in Honiara.

  • 17
  • May

VENDORS at two key marketplaces in Solomon Islands are set to benefit from a new UN Women project that will inject more than SBD$20 million into making markets safe working environments that promote women’s empowerment through improved market governance, physical infrastructure, and onsite services.

  • 17
  • May

A SAFE House has been established at Noro, Western Province, to look after women victims of domestic and sexual violence.

  • 15
  • May

The Solomon Islands Women in Business Association or SIWIBA will host its second Mere Market after it was postponed last month.

  • 13
  • May

A group of Pacific journalists are in Australia meeting Australian politicians and business leaders as part of their development program on news media and the role of women in the economy.

  • 13
  • May

MOTHER’S Day was celebrated peacefully in Makira-Ulawa provincial capital Kirakira, police say.

  • 04
  • Oct

THE Solomon Islands National Council of Women (SINCW) yesterday congratulated Jane Tozaka, who is the newly elected Provincial Assembly member for Irigila, ward 10, in Velala vela.

  • 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.