Sikaiana women empowered

A THREE-DAY Backyard Farming Workshop to empower Sikaiana women on food security started off yesterday at the Sikaiana settlement at Red Beach, East Guadalcanal.     About 30 women and a few men living in and outside Honiara descended on this small settlement yesterday morning when it was officially opened. The Workshop included presentations by the…

Women’s success story

THE Correctional Service Solomon islands (CSSI) Women’s Network is a success story for women officers within the organisation. CSSI inspector Leah Alufo’oa said this has led to substantial improvements and has grown in strength since its inception and has become an effective voice in expressing women officers’ needs and issues in CSSI. She highlighted this…

ANZ Gizo marks women’s day

To mark International Women’s Day, the staff members  from ANZ Bank Gizo Branch visited Gizo Hospital to present small gifts, flowers, fruits and ‘get well posters’ to female patients and female hospital staffs. The ANZ staff members along with their children spared their time over the weekend and took this initiative to visit female patients…