Children and Poverty Alleviation

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

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 Nationa...

Support Our Women, Vuniwaqa Appeals
NATION

Support Our Women, Vuniwaqa Appeals

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

Minister Highlights Child Abuse Records
NATION

Minister Highlights Child Abuse Records

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

Vuniwaqa Amazed With Samajh Vision
NATION

Vuniwaqa Amazed With Samajh Vision

“I wish to remind us all  of  the  value  in  using  religious  texts  to  promote  and  defend  funda...

Ministry Responds to Help for Home Rumours
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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 ...

Vuniwaqa Visits Women’s Group Of Interior Naitasiri
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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...

Vuniwaqa donates sewing machines
NATION

Vuniwaqa donates sewing machines

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

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

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 g...

REACH Mobile Bus Offers First Service In Sigatoka
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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....

10 Women Graduate With Carpentry Certificates
NEWS

10 Women Graduate With Carpentry Certificates

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

700 more expected to get Help for Home
NATION

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 thi...

Women’s Survival Instincts Impress Bhatnagar
NEWS

Women’s Survival Instincts Impress Bhatnagar

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

10-Year-Old Recounts Tragedy to Bhatnagar
NEWS

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 ...

Management of Social Transformations Forum in Malaysia Ends Successfully
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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 R...

Bhatnagar presents cheques to fire victims
NATION

Bhatnagar presents cheques to fire victims

Assistant Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Veena Bhatnagar last week presented cash cheques of $...

Fijian Women To Benefit From Malaysian Experts
NATION

Fijian Women To Benefit From Malaysian Experts

Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation,  Mereseini Vuniwaqa met with her Malaysian counterpart, Dato ...

Delegation Contributes To Social Transformation Policy
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Delegation Contributes To Social Transformation Policy

A Ministry for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation delegation were in Malaysia taking part in a forum that woul...

Pregnant Women Have Equal Rights, Bhatnagar Says
NEWS

Pregnant Women Have Equal Rights, Bhatnagar Says

Employed pregnant women have equal opportunities and rights, says the Assistant Minister for Women, Children and Pov...

Pryde: Why We Publish Sexual Offences Statistics
Sunvoice

Pryde: Why We Publish Sexual Offences Statistics

The Honourable Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, The Permanent Secretary, Fellow Panellists, lad...

‘Women’s Participation, Will Grow Economy’
NATION

‘Women’s Participation, Will Grow Economy’

The Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation believes that women’s involvement in all facets of societ...

Govt Praised For Promoting Gender Equality
NATION

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 to take the...

Ba Women: Go For National Exposition
NATION

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. Hund...

1077 Child Abuse, Neglect Cases  Reported in 2016: Vuniwaqa
NATION

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, Chi...

Complainant Safely Housed: Minister
NATION

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 in one...

Organic Earth Fiji expands to Hong Kong
NATION

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 effec...

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

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 he...

Village Boat Gets An Upgrade
NATION

Village Boat Gets An Upgrade

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

Be Agents of Change: Vuniwaqa to Women
NATION

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 change...

New Stamps Another Mark Of China Fiji Relationship
Opinion

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 th...

Capitalise  In Tourism Markets, Women Urged
NATION

Capitalise In Tourism Markets, Women Urged

  The women of the Nadroga-Navosa province were yesterday encouraged to capitalise on platforms of art and craf...

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