TWO provinces have established partnership with Oxfam this year to support provincial council of women activities.
They are Temotu and Malaita provinces.
Provincial council of women’s presidents highlighted in a gender forum held early this year.
Temotu provincial council of women president, Doreen Salana said, the partnership with Oxfam this year is welcoming news.
She said, Oxfam will assist Temotu PCW in key priority projects.
“This includes domestic violence and gender-based violence workshop which is a pilot projects and financial workshop which we hope to carried out in the rural areas.”
Mrs Salana said, another key area is to plan the 16 Days of Activism which Oxfam will assist the organisation with its plan.
“Oxfam is the main advocacy on gender-based violence, and this would help Temotu PCW’s plan on the 16 days program. And we will also working with Oxfam on the safe family project.”
Mrs Salana acknowledged Oxfam support and looking forward to establishing good working relationship with the organisation.
Malaita PCW’s president Martha Rurai said, they have established partnership with Oxfam and will be working in five communities identified with the organisation.
She said, working with Oxfam in key priority projects would help boost Malaita PCW plans and activities.
Malaita PCW is looking forward to completion and beautified its women resource centre with the help of Oxfam this year.
They also established partnership with APSD to work on making coconut virgin oil.
By TRIXIE CARTER