Renbel women wants more awareness

RENBEL council of women president, Rosemary Tenaka says the province needs more awareness on domestic violence against women and children. Mrs Tenaka said, this issue is very important for women in the rural communities to understand.  She highlighted this as part of Renbel PCW priority areas to implement this year. She said, conducting awareness on…

Women clinic yet to start services

SERVICES at the women clinic inside Honiara City Council dental building has been further delayed this year due to lack of equipment. The clinic is being established for women to undergo scanning.  HCC director of nursing Harvest Miabule said, the women clinic will not open until scan machines and dental equipments are ready. “The Ministry…

SDA FM radio station to be tried tonight

THE Solomon Islands Seventh Day Adventist Mission (SIM) will tonight be testing their new FM radio station. Speaking to this paper yesterday, SIM Communications Secretary, James Bouro revealed that work on the new FM Radio station is nearing completion, adding that a test run on its new equipments will be conducted tonight. “Currently we have…

Temotu women plans for mere market

TEMOTU provincial council of women is planning to build small houses for mere market for its women this year. Temotu PCW president, Doreen Salana announced this as it is part of their priority areas for 2015 and to implement them. She said, 2015 is for TPCW to start all over again and to implement its…

Volunteer to assist Malaita women

MALAITA provincial council of women is looking forward to welcoming an oversea volunteer to join them next month. Malaita PCW president Martha Rurai said, this is a boost for Malaita council of women. The Australian volunteer will join Malaita council of women in March. Mrs Rurai said the volunteer has a profession of accounting and…

Women in partnership with Oxfam

TWO provinces have established partnership with Oxfam this year to support provincial council of women activities. They are Temotu and Malaita provinces. Provincial council of women’s presidents highlighted in a gender forum held early this year. Temotu provincial council of women president, Doreen Salana said, the partnership with Oxfam this year is welcoming news. She…

International Tea Group helps HOH raise funds

THE International Tea Group has donated sacks of rice to Hearts Of Hope in central Honiara on Tuesday. The donation will go towards the Non-Government-Organisation’s fundraising event scheduled to happen in Arabala, Central Kwara’ae this Friday. In thanking the International Tea Group, HOH director Janet Aihari said the donation will help HOH in their efforts…

PCW aims to establish centres in provinces

THE Provincial Councils of Women (PCW) have agreed to establish resource centre buildings in each province this year. During a gender equality forum attended by seven PCW representatives from seven provinces, the women concluded that it is important resource centre buildings are established in the provinces as focal points in the ongoing struggle to empower…

‘Voices Of Violence’ ready for release

THE British Council and Solomon Islands Planned Parenthood Association (SIPPA) will launch a book titled ‘voices of violence’. The launching along with a documentary is scheduled for February 17, at SIPPA’s China Town office. The book is authored in both English and pidgin, a collection of firsthand stories of survivors of violence and the women…