Vanuatu women part of weeklong expo here

A THREE member group from the Port Vila Community Handicraft Association of Vanuatu are currently in Honiara showcasing their products at the Women’s Expo, at the National Art Gallery grounds. The group is being led by the associations President, Ms Martha Malosu. The intention of their visit is according to their own scheduled plan, and…

SIWIBA supports limited rearmament

The decision by the Government to consider the limited rearmament of the Royal Solomon Islands Police (RSIPF) has been acknowledged by members of the Solomon Islands Women in Business Association (SIWIBA). This followed a briefing on the staged limited rearmament of the RSIPF project by a team representing the Ministry of Police, National Security and…

More women to attend MSG trade show

 A good number of women who are members of the Solomon Islands Artist Association (SIAA) have been confirmed to attend the upcoming Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) countries tradeshow and fair day in New Caledonia on November. Association President Barney Rooney told the Solomon Star in an interview this week that half of the delegation are…

Gender violence victims to share stories

Vois Blo Mere Solomon (VBMS) community based members will be conducting a safe, effective and ethical interview with survivors of sexual and gender- based violence in three provinces. The interviews will be conducted in Malaita, Western and Guadalcanal provinces as part of its campaign on gender violence. The program was described as an initiative that…

SIWIBA acknowledges sea shell training

Many craft-based small businesses begin with a lot of raw materials and creativity like seashell crafting. For Solomon Islands with access to a good source of shells, such as around public and coastal areas, the opportunity to start a business might turn into a handsome profit. The Solomon Islands Women in Business Association (SIWBA) had…

Women supports state move

Women participants have called for the making of State governments as soon as the Federal system comes into effect. This was during the Choiseul Province’s Awareness on the 2nd 2014 Draft Federal Constitution of Solomon Islands last week. Speaking on behalf of Women participants during the awareness’ closing at Qurusu Hall on Friday 11th September,…

SIWIBA briefs Kalu about its work

The Solomon Islands Women in Business Association (SIWIBA) had a brief meeting with the Solomon Islands Ambassador to the Republic of Indonesia, His Excellency Salana Kalu in Honiara. A statement from SIWIBA said, its President Dalcy Tekulu had the opportunity to share with Mr Kalu the association’s aims and objectives with highlights of key achievement…