Women and politics

The struggles they face in their quest for equal participation SINCE the inception of parliamentary democracy in 1978, political leadership in Solomon Island has been a men’s domain. Forty years on and with the tenth parliament in the house, the plights of women in political leadership still remains a contentious dilemma. Although women make up…

Good Shepherd parish Catholic Mothers celebrates

In the early hours on Tuesday morning, Catholic Mothers of Good Shepherd parish North East of Guadalcanal rose to the call for a procession with the image of the Blessed Mother Mary.                                                                                                 They prayed the rosary prayer with songs of praise to Mother Mary and proceeded with the procession to the main parish church. These…

‘Simbo for Change’ project achievement

Simbo for Change has achieved a major milestone by helping Simbo to become the first organically certified island in the Solomon Islands. The audit for organic certification was conducted in June by the National Association for Sustainable Agriculture Australia, with funding from PLP and technical support from Women in Business Development Inc (WIBDI). This process…

Ella Simata to Japan

I promised to come back after completing my two years of study in Japan to help my beloved country Solomon Islands especially in the field of Tourism. That was according to the 31 years old Ella Lynthia Simata this week. Ms Simata was of the three who were awarded with scholarships from the Japanese International…