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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 Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa on Thursday. During her visit with a

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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 Cakaudrove. The visit was also a chance for Ms Vuniwaqa

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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 and human rights training for the Republic of Fiji Military

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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 Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation bus pro­vided social,

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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 that only 30 per cent of women in Fiji take

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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 Phase 3 Help for Home Initiative. Government is expected to

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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 echoed by the Assistant Minister for Women, Children and Poverty

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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 traumatic experience that led to the drowning of his younger

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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 by the Government of Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur came to

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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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Ba Women: Go For National Exposition

  Ba Women: Go For National Exposition

More women artisans from Ba province have been encouraged to qualify for this year’s National Women’s Expo. Hundreds of women

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1077 Child Abuse, Neglect Cases Reported in 2016: Vuniwaqa

  1077 Child Abuse, Neglect Cases  Reported in 2016: Vuniwaqa

  One thousand and seventy-seven reports of child abuse and neglect were received by the Ministry of Women, Children and

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Complainant Safely Housed: Minister

  Complainant Safely Housed: Minister

  A 15-year-old girl who was alleged to have been raped by a group of boys in Naitasiri is now residing

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Organic Earth Fiji expands to Hong Kong

  Organic Earth Fiji expands to Hong Kong

  Businesswomen are more willing to implement systems and controls in their companies and do it in a more effective

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Vuniwaqa Urges Religious Leaders To Help Address Social Issues Facing The Country

  Vuniwaqa Urges Religious Leaders To Help Address Social Issues Facing The Country

The Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa has called on faith-based leaders to help address social issues

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Village Boat Gets An Upgrade

  Village Boat Gets An Upgrade

Crossing the Waidina River will no longer be a struggle for students and villagers of Nauluvatu in Naitasiri. Thanks to

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Be Agents of Change: Vuniwaqa to Women

  Be Agents of Change: Vuniwaqa to Women

  The women of Ra were challenged to live up to the expectations of the communities and be “agents of

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New Stamps Another Mark Of China Fiji Relationship

  New Stamps Another Mark Of China Fiji Relationship

The following is the address from the Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa at the launching ceremony

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Capitalise In Tourism Markets, Women Urged

  Capitalise  In Tourism Markets, Women Urged

  The women of the Nadroga-Navosa province were yesterday encouraged to capitalise on platforms of art and crafts for hotels

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China Women’s Group To Help Out Ministry

  China Women’s Group  To Help Out Ministry

The All-China Women’s Federation (ACWF) is ready to engage with Fiji on innovative enterprises for economic empowerment of Fijian Women.

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Analysis : Debate Intensity A Sign Election Is In Their minds

  Analysis : Debate Intensity A Sign Election Is In Their minds

The intensity of debate in Parliament this week has racheted up the interest over next year’s General Election. Minister for

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MPs Challenged To Advocate Against Nation’s Child Abuse

  MPs Challenged To Advocate Against Nation’s Child Abuse

Government and Opposition members of Parliament were challenged by Mereseini Vuniwaqa to include the advocacy against child abuse when campaigning

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First Centre for Widows Set Up

  First Centre for Widows Set Up

A new centre has been set up to help 10 widows generate income to help their families. The centre, referred to

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