SSEC women celebrate big day

The South Seas Evangelical Church (SSEC) women’s fellowship from the central church in Honiara celebrated their 50 years of golden jubilee over the weekend. The women’s fellowship coordinator Ms Rachel Hou said, the event was an important one for the women to remember the key founders (women) who began the ministry in the Church way…

Women’s rights under the spotlight

WOMEN’S rights in Solomon Islands will be under the microscope in October at the 59th session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women in Geneva and government representatives and civil society organisations are preparing at a four-day session in Honiara. Run by UN Women in partnership with the Ministry of Women, Youth,…

Gender based violence workshop starts

A THREE days workshop on gender based violence (GBV) for nurses, Church women’s group leaders and chiefs from communities around Auki kicks off yesterday. The workshop is being facilitated by gender based violence (GBV) coordinator, Auki reproductive health coordinator and Solomon Islands Planned Parenthood Association (SIPPA) men as partners. This program was the first of…

Women celebrate peace day

Women of North Central Guadalcanal converged at the Navola community in North Central Guadalcanal yesterday to celebrate2014 international day of peace(IDP) Voice Blo Mere Solomons (VBMS) together with Winds of Change organized the event. Women participants came from a number of communities such as Vulu, Sopapera, Dodo Creek and Fox Wood villages and parts of…

Girls 4 Girls

There are numerous items that many of us take for granted and brassieres can be one of them. Without the right bra, life can be extremely uncomfortable for many women. When conditions are hot and humid, women can suffer from chaffing and blisters that can lead to infection. By receiving this simple item, posture and…