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    4000 Plus For Homes-CARE Help

4000 Plus For Homes-CARE Help

Police officers deployed to oversee crowd, road cones were also put up to ease the flow of traffic   More than 4000 people from the Nadroga-Navosa Province affected by the

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    Veena is Fiji Sun’s Choice

Veena is Fiji Sun’s Choice

Fiji Sun’s choice for best dressed Parliamentarian yesterday was the famous former radio personality for the Aaina Radio Show Veena Bhatnagar. Ms Bhatnagar wore a red dress under a black

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    Ovalau Hosts First Family Caregivers Training For Lomaiviti Group

Ovalau Hosts First Family Caregivers Training For Lomaiviti Group

To provide a much needed service to the vulnerable in society without being paid or recognised as part of the labour force in Fiji.   Those who provide caregiving services

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    Newborn Baby Abandoned at Labasa Market

Newborn Baby Abandoned at Labasa Market

The Ministry for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation has urged mothers and young women to understand that “help is available”. This has been reiterated by Minister for Women, Children and

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    Skills Training For Rural, Maritime Women

Skills Training For Rural, Maritime Women

  The Ministry for Women hosted close to 30 women from around the rural and maritime areas in Fiji to a three-day workshop at the Pacific Theological College in Suva.

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    Vuniwaqa: Support Online, Sex Offenders Bills

Vuniwaqa: Support Online, Sex Offenders Bills

  Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa has called on Parliament to support the Online Safety Bill and the Registration of Sex Offenders Bill. The two Bills

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    Vuniwaqa: No Link Between  Poverty And Gender Violence

Vuniwaqa: No Link Between Poverty And Gender Violence

Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa has reiterated that gender violence is not related to poverty. Ms Vuniwaqa stated this, saying the Opposition lacked understanding on gender

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    335 Evacuees Safe In  Eight Centres In Naitasiri

335 Evacuees Safe In Eight Centres In Naitasiri

Government teams made sure that the people were safe and there were no emergencies or casualties reported from their area.   The National Disaster Management Office has confirmed that there

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    Call To Recognise Advocacy Movements

Call To Recognise Advocacy Movements

Vuniwaqa confident that the forum will be instrumental in generating innovative ideas and approaches to better deliver our services now and for our future generation.   Sometimes women’s move­ments are

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Ovalau Clubs Receive Means Of Making Money

  Ovalau Clubs Receive Means Of Making Money

Women from some villages on Ovalau are appreciative of the quick Government response to their requests made last month to

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Meeting Provides Platform To Address Gender-Based Violence

  Meeting Provides Platform To Address Gender-Based Violence

Working together is an efficient and empowering way of addressing issues of gender based violence. The comments by the Assistant

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Vuniwaqa: Leave no women behind

  Vuniwaqa: Leave no women behind

As countries strive towards a net-zero emission world and with the emergence of excit­ing new and innovative technolo­gies and industries,

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Vuniwaqa Delivers Status Of Our Nation’s Women In New York

  Vuniwaqa  Delivers Status Of Our Nation’s  Women In  New York

  Women living with disabilities have an allowance to cater for their needs, says Mereseini Vuniwaqa. This statement, made by

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Celebrating Women All Over the world

  Celebrating Women All Over the world

On Behalf of the Fijian Government, the Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation invites all Fijians to join women

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‘Fijians need to talk more of disability policies’

  ‘Fijians need to talk more of disability policies’

The Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa, said the topic of disabled persons in Fiji and initiatives

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Bhatnagar: Empowering A Woman Is Empowering A Family

  Bhatnagar: Empowering A Woman Is Empowering A Family

  Assistant Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Veena Bhatnagar says empowering a woman is empowering a family and

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Vuniwaqa Heads Delegation To Meeting With Experts On Women’s Rights

  Vuniwaqa Heads Delegation To Meeting With Experts On Women’s Rights

The Minister for Women, Children and, Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa is heading an eight-member delegation to the 69th session of

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Two Naitasiri Women Groups Get Sewing Machines

  Two Naitasiri Women Groups Get Sewing Machines

The Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation yesterday visited the brush cutter and canteen income generating projects run by

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Men Who Are Violent Against Women Don’t Deserve Sympathy

  Men Who Are Violent Against Women Don’t Deserve Sympathy

Mereseini Vuniwaqa says men who physically or psychologically abuse women, whether they are their wives, partners or friends, don’t deserve

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Women To Learn Bamboo Craft From Chinese Experts

  Women To Learn Bamboo Craft From Chinese Experts

In an effort to teach women to become self-sufficient and independent, the Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation will

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China hands over $40K Cheque for Disability Aid

  China hands over $40K Cheque for Disability Aid

The acting Prime Minister and Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa yesterday received a $40,000 cheque from

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Assistant Minister Bhatnagar voices concern about crime in community

  Assistant Minister Bhatnagar voices concern about crime in community

It is worrying to see people com­mit crimes against one another despite the divine teachings from ones religion, says Veena

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Shrimad Rajchandraji Portrait Unveiled At Indian High Commission Building

  Shrimad Rajchandraji  Portrait Unveiled At Indian High Commission Building

A portrait of Shrimad Rajchandraji, is now positioned at the entrance of the Indian High Commission office at the Life

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Fine Arts Display on Climate Change

  Fine Arts Display on Climate Change

  The artworks expressed the artists’ creativity and imagination on climate change, its impact and how everyone can mitigate climate

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Amrit Ready to Face Backlash in Man Up Role

  Amrit Ready to Face Backlash in Man Up Role

Media personality and writer Ajay Amrit says he is prepared for a backlash in his new role as Goodwill Ambassador

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Gender Issue Call For United Stand: Bhatnagar

  Gender Issue Call For United Stand: Bhatnagar

  Gender issues should not be politicised. It requires a united stand. This statement was made by the assistant minister

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New Family for Abandoned Babies

  New Family for Abandoned Babies

Just over a year after they were abandoned by their mothers at the CWM Hospital, two one-year-olds are in homes

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Vuniwaqa Leads Government Delegation in Lau Talanoas

  Vuniwaqa Leads Government Delegation in Lau Talanoas

A government delegation led by the Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa, is currently on tour in

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Bhatnagar Assists Navusolo’s Family With A Water Tank

  Bhatnagar Assists Navusolo’s Family With A Water Tank

Assistant Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Veena Bhatnagar while donating a water tank to a Lautoka family reminded

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