Byrne recognises work of women

THIS year’s International Women’s Day theme is “Inspiring Change”. And Australian High Commissioner, Andrew Byrne, has recognised the inspiring work of the Correctional Services of Solomon Islands Women’s Network with a major award. The annual Australian High Commissioner’s International Women’s Day Award recognises inspirational and pioneering Solomon Islands women who show leadership, innovation and courage,…

Women’s Day marked across the Pacific

ACROSS the Pacific UN Women is joining International Women’s Day celebrations to acknowledge progress made for women’s rights, women’s empowerment and gender equality in the region. Yet, despite these gains, it is important to acknowledge that progress towards achieving gender equality has been slow, uneven, and in some cases women and girls face new and…