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Women (373)

  • 20
  • May

UN Women and the European Union (EU) have joined forces with civil-society and the government in Solomon Islands to drive sustainable and innovative action to achieve increased women’s political participation and strengthen inclusive access to justice.

  • 20
  • May

More than 100 leaders from communities, church, women and youths, faith based organisations and tertiary institutions in Honiara came togetheron Monday to discuss women in leadership.

  • 19
  • May

As part of upholding gender equality, the Correctional Service of Solomon Islands (CSSI) last Friday welcomed four new females who were amongst 35 officers who passed out after completing 12 weeks of training.

  • 18
  • May

Pollyann Lepping shares her reflections on being a volunteer

  • 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.