NWGDA women assured of help

Minister of Women, Youth, Children, and Family Affairs (MWYCFA) has assured female members of North West Guadalcanal Development Association (NWGDA) of the government’s support. Freda Tuki made the assurance during a visit by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare and his delegation to Pisei in North West Guadalcanal where the association is based. During the visit, NWGDA…

GP Women & Girls successfully held 3 days forum

Guadalcanal Provincial Women and Girls three (3) days’ forum held on Tuesday 15th to Thursday 17th aimed at providing a platform for girls and women on issues affecting them in the country was successfully completed.  Speaking to this paper on Thursday 17th, National Women’s Forum Convener, Advocacy Partnership and Networking Officer Lisa Horiwapu said the…

Council hails male input in IWD celebration 

President of the Malaita Province Council Of women Martha Rurai has acknowledged men advocators who lead the International Women Day 2020 celebration in Auki last week.  Mrs. Rurai said the participation of men at the international women day celebration has reflected collaboration and working together that women need. It highlighted that men and women are…

Malaita women congratulates new MP

MALAITA Provincial Council of Women (MPCW) has congratulated the newly elected Member of Parliament for East Makira constituency Lily Mafane Maefai. The MPCW made the congratulation in a statement after result of the East Makira by election was announced. The result were; Lily Mafane Maefai 3,371 votes, Alfred Giro 1,196, Rose 644, Tiks Tauni, Martin…

New partnership to end gender violence

THE Australian High Commission has partnered with Our Telekom and Family Support Centre to enhance support to end violence against women and girls here.  At a small ceremony on Monday, our Telekom provided 28 SIM Cards and Initial top up credits for the 28 mobiles phones donated by the Australian Defence Force following the elections…

CSSI Women’s Network awarded

The Correctional Service Solomon Islands (CSSI) Women’s Network has recently received a cash award for their ‘Herstory’ Film from the Native Lens Film Festival Organisers at the Correctional headquarters. The Film which featured, “Women Working in Corrections” is co-produced by CSSI Women’s Network and Dr Anouk Ride and directed by Adilah Dolaiano of Sukwadi Media,…

Solomons’ Gender reports launched

THE Women’s Survivor Experience Study report and Stretim Attitude about VAWG Report were launched during the official opening of the 16 days of Activism programs in Honiara, last Monday. Introducing the reports during the official launching, Dr. Anouk Ride Dolaiano said the reports contain findings of Victims of Gender-Based Violence here in the Solomon Islands.…