SSEC women’s convention set

THE SOUTH Seas Evangelical Church (SSEC) women will hold a four-day convention in Noro, Western Province towards end of this month. The convention is organised every two years and this year, the West Association is hosting the event. “The convention will start on June 26th to 29th,” SSCE national women’s coordinator Leah Keni said. She…

United women prepares for training

ABOUT 32 members of the Women’s Fellowship of the United Church will leave for Australia next month. United Church Solomon Islands moderator Wilfred Kurepitu said the women will attend the South Pacific Area Seminar in Brisbane Australia. “The women are now preparing for their journey. They will be travelling to Honiara next week ahead of…

Women told to commit to families

WOMEN participants at the transformational leadership and character education for peaceful co-existence were told to continue to commit to family unity and raise cultures of peace. Josephine Teakeni Director of Vois Blong Mere Solomon (VBMS) uttered the statement during the closing of the workshop last Friday. “You and I will go back into our communities…

Pregnant women should take more care

Women are more dangerous behind the wheel when they’re pregnant, according to new research. A study of more than half a million pregnant women found that factors such as nausea, fatigue, insomnia and distraction could increase the risk of a crash. One in 50 women will crash during pregnancy. Over the three years before pregnancy,…

Training enters 4th day

Rural women who attended the transformational leadership and character education for peaceful co-existence enters their fourth day of training at the Mendana Hotel. The five days training which was funded and facilitated by the staffs of UNDP and Lulukim Sustainable Solomon Islands (ISSI) will end tomorrow. The purpose of the training is to equip and…

Dangers of fistula

ABOUT 300,000 women die every year from pregnancy and childbirth-related complications. Around the world, 5 per cent of pregnant women will face an obstructed labour, where the baby is stuck and cannot fit through the pelvic cavity. In Australia when this happens, a caesarean section is performed, and the mother and the baby survive. In…

Women’s group formed in Florida

A NEW women’s group was formed in Roderick Bay Hideaway Florida Island in Central Province  after the basic household training ended  Friday last week. It involved all the participants who attended the training. Most of them are women from Haroro village and surrounding communities in Florida. It was formed to coordinate women’s program in the…