GP women policy doc launch

THE Guadalcanal Provincial Women’s Policy Document will be launched on Wednesday. Guadalcanal Province Minister for Women, Youth and Sports Patrick Koeolia previously told this paper that the policy document will help enforce and empower women and young girls’ participation in Guadalcanal. Mr Koeolia said the policy document focused on gender equality and equal participation in…

Proud women graduate centre

The Mary Mazzarello Develop Center graduates twenty four women with Life Skills certificates in November 25, 2016 . This centre is running by the Salesian Sisters at Henderson.  There were not enough words to explain the joy that these graduands felt when they finally achieved their goal. The day began with the Eucharist celebration presided…

YWPG to host film festival competition

THE Young Women’s Parliamentary Group (YWPG)is hosting a first ever FilmFestival, coinciding with the ‘16 Days of Activism on domestic and gender-based violence’ in late November this year. Following the success of last year’s “Girls in front” Film Festival which was introduced by Melbourne University professors and film experts, Jeanette Hoorn, Barbara Creed and Helen…

PSDI says more women needed in local economy

PACIFIC Private Sector Development Initiative (PSDI) wants to see more women participate in the formal economy in Solomon Islands. This came after women have faced customary barriers to speak in public, participate in committee and political process and find it hard to get loans from banks to start business. Vijaya Nagarajan, gender specialist of Asian…