Women’s framework to be presented to cabinet

THE Member of Parliament (MP) for Gizo/Kolombangara and Minister for Women, Youth, Children, and Family Affairs will be presenting to cabinet a women’s framework. It is called Solomon Islands National Strategy for the Economic Empowerment of Women and Girls. Mr Tanagada highlighted this when speaking at the opening of the West Are’are Rokotanikeni Association (WARA)…

Local products highlighted at expo

LOCAL products are being highlighted and displayed by members of the Solomon Islands of Women in Business Association (SIWIBA) in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (PNG) at the  Digicel PNG women in business expo and has attracted a lot of attention. A team of 8 members attended the event in Port Moresby. SIWIBA President and…

‘Beauty of Womanhood’

The Mary Mazzarello Development Center in Henderson had a successful one dayon Human development and heath awareness on Tuesday at Henderson, East of Honiara. The facilitator was Deacon Dr. James Ereai.  He opened up his session with a spiritual reflection on the beauty of womanhood related to Proverbs 31: 11-31.  It expresses that a beauty…

Fiji’s lady Speaker shares experience

On 6th October, 2014, Dr. Jiko Luveni was elected as the Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Fiji. Her appointment marked an important event, being the first female Speaker in the history of Fiji. Dr. Luveni was in Honiara last week for the Regional Conference on Women’s Leadership and Political Participation where she…

SI to host women’s regional conference

The Women’s Leadership and Political Participation Regional Conference will be hosted in Honiara, from the 2nd to the 4th of June at the FFA Conference centre. This was confirmed by Calvin Ziru, the Registrar of the Political Parties Integrity Commission in a joint press conference with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the European…

Stages of Change theatre group heads to Fiji

A group of Solomon Islands actors will take their message about peaceful homes to other parts of Melanesia this weekend. The six Stages of Change women, based in the Solomon Islands fly to Fiji yesterday, to conduct a workshop with acting students at the Oceania Centre, and for a VIP performance for the Government and…

Mother with a big heart

This could be the biggest mothers’ day gift ever for any mother in the country. Cathy Nori is one of the mothers who celebrated Mother’s Day last weekend. But what’s more special about her celebration was the gift she got on that day. It was not just any gift but a ship she and her…