CSSI Women’s Network awarded

The Correctional Service Solomon Islands (CSSI) Women’s Network has recently received a cash award for their ‘Herstory’ Film from the Native Lens Film Festival Organisers at the Correctional headquarters. The Film which featured, “Women Working in Corrections” is co-produced by CSSI Women’s Network and Dr Anouk Ride and directed by Adilah Dolaiano of Sukwadi Media,…

Solomons’ Gender reports launched

THE Women’s Survivor Experience Study report and Stretim Attitude about VAWG Report were launched during the official opening of the 16 days of Activism programs in Honiara, last Monday. Introducing the reports during the official launching, Dr. Anouk Ride Dolaiano said the reports contain findings of Victims of Gender-Based Violence here in the Solomon Islands.…

Dughore women host mini fest

Dughore Women Association has fruitfully hosted the Dughore Mini Cultural and Organic Festival at Hunda Village on Kolombangara in Western Province, early this month. The Dughore Mini Cultural and Organic Festival is an initiative put together by the Dughore Women Association in Collaboration with the Gizo Women in Business Development. The objective is to revive…

Why fashion matters

The powerhouse behind the local industry By ELIZABETH OSIFELO    WHEN I think about fashion the first thing that comes to mind is the latest design, trending style, colors, creativity and raw talent.   But to be close to accurate, fashion is a popular aesthetic expression in a certain time and context, especially in clothing, footwear,…

Women promoted to lead in Public Service

THE Ministry of Public Service (MPS) in collaboration with the Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs (MWYCFA) hosted stakeholders on Wednesday to validate the Action Plan to promote Women in Leadership in the Public Service.   A statement from the MPS said the Women in Leadership Action Plan addresses one of the objectives of the…

ACOM mothers mark 100th anniversary

THE Mothers Union in the Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACOM) are currently celebrating their 100th anniversary (1919 – 2019) in Honiara.  The programme is being attended by around 1,600 members from all nine dioceses of the ACOM in Vanuatu, New Caledonia and Solomon Islands.    The week-long programme was officially opened at Saint Barnabas Provincial…