Market vendors in Gizo mark big day

GIZO Market Vendors Association (GMVA) along with women from the surrounding islands of Western Province celebrated the annual International Women’s Day (IWD) on Monday. The event was colorfully commemorated at the Gizo main market seafront. Chairman of Gizo Market Steering Committee, Minister for Women, Youth and Sport, Council of Women and Women leaders, Plastic Wise…

Women leadership in COVID-19 

We need women’s representation that reflects all women and girls in all their diversity and abilities, and across all cultural, social, economic, and political situations. Minister for Ministry of Women Youth Children and Family Affairs Freda Rotutafi Rangirei made this profound statement when she delivered her official speech to mark International Women’s Day (IWD) 2021…

Feraladoa MU equipped with farming tools, seeds

The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) through its Honiara Urban City Agriculture office (HUC) has supported Feraladoa St. Peter Mother’s Union group of Tuvaruhu Parish in Honiara with essential farming tools and vegetable seeds. A statement issued by MAL Media Unit said, the support was made possible through funding support under MAL livelihood and…

Call for girl’s camp

WITH the growing number of cases involving rape and abuse against girls in the country, some parents and guardians are calling for the need for girls camps to become a regular program, especially in the Western Province. Sharing her concern Ms. Delrine Samu said having a daughter of her own it is comforting to know…

Madam Sogavare hosts HCMVA first ever Christmas party

Honiara Central Market Vendors Association (HCMVA) held their first-ever Christmas party on Sunday 13 December at the Ginger beach. The Christmas party was hosted and organized by Madam Emmy Sogavare.  Honiara Central Market Vendors Association comprises market vendors in Honiara and Guadalcanal province with a total membership of around 200.  Speaking during the event, Madam…

Workshop on gender based-violence 

MORE than 60 church representatives in Honiara have attended a two days workshop on 16 Days Activism on gender cased-violence this week. The workshop was jointly facilitated by Solomon Islands Christian Association (SICA) and Solomon Islands full Gospel Association (SIFGA) women’s leaders.  It was held on Monday and Tuesday this week at St. Barnabas Cathedral…

Women important stakeholders in ECE 

A WOMEN’S representative for the Baroo Catchment Community in East Bauro of Central Makira Constituency says women are important stakeholders in the development and operation of Early Childhood Education (ECE).  She made the statement while speaking at the official celebration marking the completion of construction work of the Baroo Early Childhood Classroom Building recently.  The…