Australia’s Ambassador for Gender Equality Visits Salelologa Market in Samoa

Apia, Samoa — The Salelologa Market in Savaii, Samoa recently welcomed Australia’s Ambassador for Gender Equality, Ms Stephanie Copus Campbell, as part of a field ...
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Strengthening the Resilience of Women and Girls to Disasters: Solomon Islands Government, Australia and UN Women launch new programme.

Honiara, Solomon Islands – A new programme to bolster women’s resilience and leadership for sustainable, secure and thriving communities in the Solomon Islands, in the face ...
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Women’s Resilience to Disasters Programme Launched in Vanuatu

Port Vila, Vanuatu – The importance and leadership role of women in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from disasters and the impacts of climate change, ...
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Creating safe workspaces for Women Market Vendors in Vanuatu

A safer work environment for women market vendors in Luganville and Port Vila is the result of newly installed video surveillance cameras at the two ...
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UN Women trains Papua New Guinea journalists to promote women’s rights

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea — With funding from the Government of Australia, UN Women has trained a group of 14 journalists in Papua New Guinea ...
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Women vendors share joy over the new Nausori Market Women’s Accommodation Centre in Fiji

Wednesday 27 April was an exciting day for the rural women market vendors at the Nausori Market in Fiji with the official opening of the ...
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Meet the women market vendors leading change in their communities across the Pacific

Between 75-90% of Pacific market vendors are women. Their earnings help support themselves and their families, and their businesses play a vital role in food ...
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Gender-based violence has no place in society

Suva, Fiji – Whether it is in our homes; communities; sports; places of work, learning, or worship – gender-based violence is always unacceptable – anywhere it occurs and ...
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Across the Pacific region, crisis centres respond to increased cases of violence against women amid COVID-19

As COVID-19 prevention measures in the Pacific region and around the world limited movement and encouraged home isolation, the number of women seeking domestic violence ...
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Women confront the dual impact of a pandemic and a tropical cyclone

Already dealing with the COVID-19 crisis, some countries in the Pacific have had to manage the dual impact of a tropical cyclone. Although the Pacific ...
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