Milestone for Malaita as new women’s policy launched

Malaita Women’s Empowerment and Development Policy (MWEP) was unveiled on International Women’s Day at an event held in the provincial capital, Auki with a call for gender justice, equality, integration, inclusiveness and shared responsibility for sustainable development in the country. Developed through a consultative process and coordinated by the Ministry of Women, Youths, Children and…

Vendors urged to do savings

LIKE most organizations which encourages their members to practise savings for the future, Auki Market Vendors Association in Malaita province is also encouraging women to save money for their future benefit. Saving money can help you become financially secure and provide a safety net in case of an emergency. “Here are a few reasons why…

New members join YWPG

THE Young Women’s Parliamentary Group (YWPG) has inducted its 25 new members in Honiara over the weekend. YWPG is a group led by the Speaker of Parliament as its Patron and was established in 2011. The purpose of the group is to influence government policies through Parliament as the legislative and oversight arm of the…

Empowering women here

Breaking the glass ceiling… one piece of coral at a time   IN the context of Solomon Islands and its trade and export industry, hearing a woman making a path for herself in this largely male-dominated sector is inspiring. Rachel Rahii is a young and vibrant woman who deals mainly in exporting coral to be…