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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 the Lau Group. Minister Vuniwaqa has so far visited Moala,

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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 them that Government assists those that needed assistance. “Government assists

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    Family Thanks Ministry For Water Tank

Family Thanks Ministry For Water Tank

A family of 15 people have acknowledged the assistance provided to them by the Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation. Mataiasi Navusolo, 57, of Saweni, Lautoka, felt privileged when

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    Editorial: Let’s Talk About It, Stop Baby Abandonment

Editorial: Let’s Talk About It, Stop Baby Abandonment

In less than a month two babies have been found abandoned in Suva. The first was found dead in Nabua more than two weeks ago. The second was found at

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    Incapability Should Not Be A Hindrance: Vuniwaqa

Incapability Should Not Be A Hindrance: Vuniwaqa

  Early childhood programmes are important as they directly affect the emotional, social and physical development of young children and their transformation into adulthood. Minister for Women, Children and Poverty

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    MP Bhatnagar Hands Over Wheelchair For Kumar Family

MP Bhatnagar Hands Over Wheelchair For Kumar Family

A wheelchair was presented on Saturday to the family of a 10-year-old disabled girl at the Fiji National Council for Disabled Persons complex in Labasa. The presentation was made by

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    Constitution Protects Culture, says Bhatnagar

Constitution Protects Culture, says Bhatnagar

Indo Fijians traditions intact because of the support and protection in the 2013 Constitution. The Assistant Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Veena Bhatnagar made the comment yesterday at

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    Sabha Assets To Be Energy Efficient In Five Years

Sabha Assets To Be Energy Efficient In Five Years

All temples and schools managed by the Shree Sanatan Dharm Pratinidhi Sabha Fiji will have renewable energy by 2021. Sabha’s National President Sarju Prasad made the revelation during the 58th

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    WHAT BUDGET MEANS TO YOU-‘Govt Emphasis On Vulnerable Is Pleasing’

WHAT BUDGET MEANS TO YOU-‘Govt Emphasis On Vulnerable Is Pleasing’

Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation was allocated a total of $113.4 million in the 2017-2018 National Budget. The ministry has an increase of $46.9 million from the 2016-2017

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Support Our Women, Vuniwaqa Appeals

  Support Our Women, Vuniwaqa Appeals

Fiji can no longer afford to let its women suffer in silence, the Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation,

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Minister Highlights Child Abuse Records

  Minister Highlights Child Abuse Records

The Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation has recorded 787 child abuse cases from August 2016 to April 2017.

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Vuniwaqa Amazed With Samajh Vision

  Vuniwaqa Amazed With Samajh Vision

“I wish to remind us all  of  the  value  in  using  religious  texts  to  promote  and  defend  fundamental  human  rights”

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Ministry Responds to Help for Home Rumours

  Ministry Responds to Help for Home Rumours

The Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation wishes to inform the general public about the Help for Home exercise

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Vuniwaqa Visits Women’s Group Of Interior Naitasiri

  Vuniwaqa Visits Women’s Group Of Interior Naitasiri

Villagers and women’s groups of Matainasau and Lutu Village in Naitasiri met with the Minister for Women, Children and Poverty

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Vuniwaqa donates sewing machines

  Vuniwaqa donates sewing machines

The Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa recently visited women’s groups in the provinces of Bua and

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Gender-Based Violence; Speak About It, Discuss It At Every Opportunity: Vuniwaqa

  Gender-Based Violence; Speak About It, Discuss It At Every Opportunity: Vuniwaqa

The following is Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa’s opening speech at the gender, violence against women

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REACH Mobile Bus Offers First Service In Sigatoka

  REACH Mobile Bus Offers First Service In Sigatoka

  The REACH Mobile Service Delivery bus provided the first of its services to the Si­gatoka Valley on Tuesday. The

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10 Women Graduate With Carpentry Certificates

  10 Women Graduate With Carpentry Certificates

Ten women in a rural settlement in Ra who graduated in a carpentry training centre programme recently, highlighted the fact

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700 more expected to get Help for Home

  700 more expected to get Help for Home

A total of 1640 recipients from the Tavua District and 2968 recipients from the Ba District were assisted during this

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Women’s Survival Instincts Impress Bhatnagar

  Women’s Survival Instincts Impress Bhatnagar

Women vendors have been applauded by the Government for their endless efforts to provide for their families. These words were

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10-Year-Old Recounts Tragedy to Bhatnagar

  10-Year-Old Recounts Tragedy to Bhatnagar

I wanted to hold my brother’s hand, but I missed. This is what 10-year-old Mohammed Azar said, as he relayed the

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Management of Social Transformations Forum in Malaysia Ends Successfully

  Management of Social Transformations Forum in Malaysia Ends Successfully

The first  Management of Social Transformations (MOST) forum of Ministers of Social  Development for the Asia – Pacific  Region, hosted

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Bhatnagar presents cheques to fire victims

  Bhatnagar presents cheques to fire victims

Assistant Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Veena Bhatnagar last week presented cash cheques of $1000 to families who

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Fijian Women To Benefit From Malaysian Experts

  Fijian Women To Benefit From Malaysian Experts

Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation,  Mereseini Vuniwaqa met with her Malaysian counterpart, Dato Sri Rohani Abdul Karim, Minister

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Delegation Contributes To Social Transformation Policy

  Delegation Contributes To Social Transformation Policy

A Ministry for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation delegation were in Malaysia taking part in a forum that would help manage

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Pregnant Women Have Equal Rights, Bhatnagar Says

  Pregnant Women Have Equal Rights, Bhatnagar Says

Employed pregnant women have equal opportunities and rights, says the Assistant Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Veena Bhatnagar.

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Pryde: Why We Publish Sexual Offences Statistics

  Pryde: Why We Publish Sexual Offences Statistics

The Honourable Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, The Permanent Secretary, Fellow Panellists, ladies and gentlemen. First, my thanks

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‘Women’s Participation, Will Grow Economy’

  ‘Women’s Participation, Will Grow Economy’

The Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation believes that women’s involvement in all facets of society be it in

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Govt Praised For Promoting Gender Equality

  Govt Praised For Promoting Gender Equality

More women are now being recruited in the Government sector and is a hope for all other women in society

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