New development Centre for Women

Last Thursday between 8:30 and 9:30am people arrived for the opening of the Mary Mzzarello Development Centre (MMDC) in the Laura Vicuna Hostel-Henderson. Sr. Sesilia Sala was the MC for the day and at 9:30am she introduced Sr. Sialei Paupuaga, the FMA community leader, who gave the welcoming address and extended a warm welcome to…

Women in Parliament

It would be very good if qualified women could enter politics, both on national and provincial level. There are many well qualified women working in the civil service, as administrators, teachers, etc. who would be qualified to run. Culturally it is an uphill struggle but still women should try. Some women politicians are brilliant, smarter…

Women urged to work together

LOCAL women intending to contest the upcoming national general elections have been challenged to work together inorder to enter Parliament. Director of the womens development division within the ministry of women, youths and children affairs Janet Tuhaika made the statement at a welcome dinner Monday night at Iron Bottom Sound hosted for the women who…

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…