Women prepare for big day

WOMEN in the country will join people around the world to celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day and the rights of women. International Women Day falls on March 8 which is on Saturday and is celebrated each year globally. The ministry of women and Honiara City Council women’s front desk are organising a day of…

Be united, women told

WOMEN are urged to work together if they are to contest in this year’s general elections. The reminder came from Margaret Fale, former president of the Holy Cross Mothers’ group. “It is only through working together that women can achieve their aims and objectives in this year’s election,” Ms Fale said. She said she decided…

Young woman to serve in NZ

STACY Kwanafia, 19, daughter of John Sam and Amalyn Kwanafia, Green Valley Honiara, has recently been called to serve a full time mission in the New Zealand Auckland Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A statement from the church said Stacy will enter the Missionary Training Center in New Zealand on…

Women visit Br George

A GROUP of Dorcas women paid a visit to Br George at San Isidro care centre, Aruligo, yesterday. They were from the Dorcas ministry of the Seventh Day Adventist church of Vatukulau community at Aruligo. Brother George, founder of the rural training centre for young people with disability, was attacked at his home two weeks…

Stars of the future to shine brighter

Islands Business: Young people, particularly children, young women and people living with disabilities, have traditionally been marginalised in development processes and hurt by systemic and structural discrimination and inaction. This, according to Rebecca Solomon, needs to change. Solomon, a young woman from Vanuatu, is an active member of the Vanuatu National Youth Council, the Pacific…