Women-headed households here face hardships

HOUSEHOLDS in Solomon Islands and Kiribati which are being headed by women are more likely to face hardship. This was revealed by a report entitled; “Hardship and Vulnerability in the Pacific Island Countries.” The report was jointly launched early this week at the University of the South Pacific in Fiji by the World Bank. It…

Women’s success story

THE Correctional Service Solomon islands (CSSI) Women’s Network is a success story for women officers within the organisation. CSSI inspector Leah Alufo’oa said this has led to substantial improvements and has grown in strength since its inception and has become an effective voice in expressing women officers’ needs and issues in CSSI. She highlighted this…