Ministers’ spouses assists care centre

THE Church of Melanesia’s Christian Care Centre (CCC) has been boosted with a timely donation of $34,000 cash, thanks to the spouses of the government ministers led by Prime Minister’s wife, Bronwyn Lilo. The donation was presented to the Care Centre’s coordinator, sister Doreen, at the Prime Minister’s Official residence at Vavaya Ridge. MrsLilo has…

Pacific women to benefit from ITC project

Women in the pacific will be benefiting from the new “Economic Empowerment of Women in the Pacific” project that was launched in Samoa this week at the third UN-SIDS Conference. The launch was done between the government of Samoa, International Trade Centre (ITC) and Stakeholders to partner to ‘Integrating Women Entrepreneurs in SIDS into the…

Markets vendors end training

A TRANSFORMATION Leadership and Communication training for Market Vendors in Auki ended Tuesdayat the Rarasu Restaurant. The training was funded by the Australian Government, through the UN women’s Market 4 change project. The training was conducted to give market vendors the skills they need in relation to Transformation, Leadership and Communication. Puairana Gaylyn, National Project…

Training aims to enhance ‘Gender Justice’

A training currently underway as part of UN Women’s ‘Strongim Mere Project’ aims to enhance gender justice. Known as a Transformative Leadership, Media, Gender and Election training, various women from a number of organisations including the media are attending the training. The weeklong training started on Monday this week. It is organised in partnership with…

Training to advocate for women starts

A Transformative Leadership, Media, Gender and Elections training has kick off on Monday in Honiara. The training is organised by Vois Blong Mere Solomon in partnership with UN Women’s Strongem Mere Project for mainstream and community media in preparation for the upcoming National Election.  The overall goal of the training was to promote transformational leadership…

Lifelong rebel with a cause

After a busy morning speaking at a violence prevention forum and dealing with a batch of media interviews and countless handshakes, Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre coordinator Shamima Ali finally has a few hours to relax until her next meeting in the evening. As a prominent and highly respected figure in the Pacific for her championing…

Women empowered with piggery, poultry knowledge

About 40 members of the Solomon Islands Women in Business Association (SIWIBA) has successfully completed a one-week workshop on Piggery and Poultry training at the Dioceses of Guadalcanal Conference Room at All Saints Compound last week. The training was facilitated by Hearly Aleve of the Ministry of Agriculture. The training aimed to empower women to…

SSEC women end games

SOME 500 women from the South Seas Evangelical Church (SSEC) from 34 local churches in Honiara ended a day of sporting activities successfully during the weekend. Held at the Telekom recreational Hall on Saturday, the idea was to bring women from different SSEC local churches together.  Joyce Tua association secretary for SSEC women said friendly…