Empowering women here

Breaking the glass ceiling… one piece of coral at a time   IN the context of Solomon Islands and its trade and export industry, hearing a woman making a path for herself in this largely male-dominated sector is inspiring. Rachel Rahii is a young and vibrant woman who deals mainly in exporting coral to be…

Women urged to maintain foral work

THE Director of the Solomon Islands Association of Vocational Rural Training Centre (SIAVRTC) Billy Mae has urged the Dunde Ama Women Floral group in Western Province to continue with their great initiative in floral business. Currently the women have a nursery shed where all species of flowers are being collected are nurtured and later sold…

Govt lauds Australia’s support for women

The Government has commended the Australian government for its continuous support towards women’s business activities in the country. Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Women Youth Children and Family Affairs Dr Cedric Alependava made the acknowledgment ahead of the Solomon Islands Women In Business Association (SIWIBA) awards night next month. He stated, the Australian government…