Oz new partnership deal to empower women

The Australian Government has announced a new $2.3 million initiative to help address barriers to women’s participation in the workplace in Solomon Islands. In partnership with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), Australia’s four year program will provide tools and support for businesses to recruit, retain and promote women as employees, business leaders and partners, including…

Guadalcanal council of women to launch plan

THE Guadalcanal council of women will launch its four years strategic plan September this year. The group’s president Greenta Tome confirmed this to the Solomon Star yesterday. “The four years strategic plan will mainly focus on issues that will improve the lives of the women in this province as long as we implemented them,” Mrs…

Guadalcanal women plans own market venues

GUADALCANAL council of women says it plans to build two market venues for its rural farmers at both ends of the city. President Greenta Tome told the Solomon Star the organisation is now looking at building these market venues following concerns raised by farmers, mainly women who are selling their produces outside the Honiara central…

All Saints Mother’s Union end Ugi tour

A TOTAL of 36 members of All Saints Mothers Union Group, accompanied by the Trainer of the Girls’ Friendly Society ( DOCM) and three of their members have just returned back from a mission to the Island of Ugi, under the Diocese of Hanuato’o, Makira Province. A statement reaching the Solomon Star said that the…

HOH visits West Kwaio

A Charitable None Government Organisation in Malaita that deals with orphan children last week paid visits to areas in West Kwaio, Malaita Province. Hearts Of Hope (HOH) president Janet Justice Aihari told Sunday star they went there as part of their visitation and to conduct more awareness to orphans and widows about the group. “We…

SIWIBA to dish out awards to women

WOMEN in business from all sectors will be coming together tonight for an evening of celebration to recognize the valuable contribution that women make towards the economic life of this country. Solomon Islands Women in Business Association in partnership with the Government will host the event at the Heritage Park Hotel. A statement from the…

Malaita women’s council wants positive development

The Malaita provincial council of women has called on the national government to fullfill its plans for national development on the island. Rose Kala President Malaita Provincial Council of Woman in a statement on Thursday said, women in the province are committed to support efforts to ensure positive development for the province. “The Malaita Provincial…