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    Devotees Reminded On Lessons From Hindu Festival

Devotees Reminded On Lessons From Hindu Festival

Hindu devotees have been re­minded about the lessons learned from the Krishna Janmashtmi Festival. This was relayed by the Assistant Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Veena Bhat­nagar during

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    Viani Declared Violence Free Community

Viani Declared Violence Free Community

Government has a ‘Zero Tol­erance Policy’ towards vio­lence against women and children in Fiji. These were the words of the Min­ister for Women, Children and Pov­erty Alleviation, Honourable Mer­eseini Vuniwaqa

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    Minister Assures North Women Groups Markets For Their Products

Minister Assures North Women Groups Markets For Their Products

Ministry for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation is tasked with creating a more sustainable market for women artisans to sell and promote their products. This was highlighted by Minister for

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    Yasawa Villagers Praise Touring Gov’t Team

Yasawa Villagers Praise Touring Gov’t Team

It might be a small token of appre­ciation or maybe a thank you that’s been motivating a 16-member Gov­ernment delegation who are in the Ya­sawa Group. They are providing mobile

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    4000 Helpline Calls From January

4000 Helpline Calls From January

  The Medical Services in the Pacific (MSP) have recorded over 4000 calls from January to date. This was highlighted by the MSP founder and executive director Jennifer Poole yesterday.

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    First Barefoot College In The North

First Barefoot College In The North

The Fiji Barefoot College, which is a solar electrification training centre, has been jointly supported by the Governments of India and Fiji and is the first of its kind in

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    Govt backs early education for all Fijians

Govt backs early education for all Fijians

Government, as part of the inclusion of early childhood develop­ment in the SDGs, ensures that the younger citizens get the best start in life. This was highlighted by the Minister

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    School’s Water Woes Fixed Thanks To Resort

School’s Water Woes Fixed Thanks To Resort

The new 10,000 litre water tank donation from Shan­gri-La’s Fijian Resort & Spa is expected to assist more than 280 children at Kulukulu Public School in Sigatoka. The donation is

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    Women Need Information, Tools  To Build Business: Vuniwaqa

Women Need Information, Tools To Build Business: Vuniwaqa

A lack of necessary information and tools needed for running a businesses is a hurdle budding women entrepreneurs face most times. This includes the lack of information on consumer rights

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LIFE OF A PEACEKEEPER’S WIFE

  LIFE OF A PEACEKEEPER’S WIFE

I would like to thank the organizing committee for this unique opportunity to speak on an aspect of peacekeeping that

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Speaker: Members Of Parliament Are ‘Guardians’ Of Human Rights

  Speaker: Members Of Parliament  Are ‘Guardians’ Of Human Rights

Members of Parliament are guardians of human rights by virtue of their essential and oversight responsibilities to ensure respect for

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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

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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

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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

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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”.

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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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