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…

SIWIBA outlines plans

THE Solomon Islands Women in Business Association group have carved out its activities and plans for this year. Last year the association organised a number of events for its members including numerous displays of women’s talents through art works, designs, floral and cooking. This year, they held their first meeting last week for its members.…

Women plan for big day

THE organising committee for this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) is currently planning programmes for the event, which will be held next month. IWD is an annual event marked each on the 8 of March with different themes selected to reflect the event. This year UN Women’s office in Honiara is part of the organising…