PGSP supports Choiseul women

Women in Choiseul province have been seeking funds to build their own resource centre. But after many years searching for funds they are able to build one thanks to the provincial government strengthening programme (PGSP) which steps in to solve their problem. The women now have two storey permanent building at Kiruqela. PGSP is an…

16 days of Activism sets to start

PLANNING is underway for this year’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign.  This global campaign is dedicated to raising awareness and gaining wider support to end gender-based violence. The theme for this year’s campaign ‘If iumi garem peace insaed famili, bae iumi garem peace insaed kantri’, highlights that all forms of gender-based violence,…

Hip-hop Rhyme quest soon

HAILIES Entertainment studio will be hosting a hip-hop rhyme quest for the first time to Hip-hop lover in Honiara. This will be staged at the National Art gallery on Thursday 28th of this month. Hip-hop rhyme quest competition is somewhat new in the country as hip-hop artists were only allowed to sing their rhyme -a…

Local business women assist Isabel clinics

THE Solomon Islands Women in Business (SIWIBA) has stepped in and assisted Isabel female provincial member Rhoda Sikalabu in her initiative to improve clinic health services within her ward. Handing over cash worth more than a thousand dollars, SIWIBA Vice President Dalcy Tekulu said SIWIBA supports the initiative carried by Honorable Sikilabu to improve health.…

‘A shameful legacy’

ELENOA (not her real name) is now 30 years old, with three gorgeous children and on the verge of completing her studies for a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of the South Pacific in Fiji. Eleven years ago she was preparing for the transition between secondary school to university, complete with a government…