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    Lucky To Be Alive

Lucky To Be Alive

  Some families in the Western Division are counting themselves lucky to have survived the ordeal of the monster Tropical Cyclone (TC) Winston. Their stories depict their strength and commitment

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    School Heads Ready To Lead

School Heads Ready To Lead

  Ria Dipashna Devi and Aaron Ashu Prasad were proud and ready to lead after being named headgirl and headboy of Votualevu Public School in Nadi yesterday. The college badged

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    Be Commited To Serve

Be Commited To Serve

  The commitment to serve with sincerity, diligence and honesty will be your greatest strength in trying to become a great leader, says Rosy Akbar. The Minister for Women, Children

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    More Women To Be Trained As Solar  Engineers

More Women To Be Trained As Solar Engineers

The strengthened partnership between the Fiji’s Ministry of Women and Barefoot College in Rajasthan, India, plans to open new training opportunities for Fijian women. This has been confirmed through a

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    Akbar Meets Indian Delegation Over Plan

Akbar Meets Indian Delegation Over Plan

Fiji’s plan to build a regional Barefoot College is taking shape through discussions held in Suva last week between the founder of the Barefoot College in Tilonia, Rajasthan, India, Professor

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    More Training On Rocket Stove Making

More Training On Rocket Stove Making

The Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation will expand training opportunities on FJ Rocket stoves to women groups in rural and remote communities. Minister Rosy Akbar says the project

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    More Awareness Programmes For Rural Communities: Akbar

More Awareness Programmes For Rural Communities: Akbar

The Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Rosy Akbar has assured her ministry’s commitment in increasing its awareness programmes into rural communities This was evident when Saqani District School

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    Akbar First Minister to Set Foot in Navai Settlement

Akbar First Minister to Set Foot in Navai Settlement

  The Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Rosy Akbar has become the first minister to visit the Navai Primary School since its establishment in 1982. The school is

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    No More Homes:  Akbar

No More Homes: Akbar

  The Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation will ensure that there are no more senior citizens’ homes built in the country. This is to encourage families to play

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Take Charge Now, Elderly Council Told

  Take Charge Now,  Elderly Council Told

This is after ministry will take over the running of 3 senior citizens’ homes   The Minister for Women, Children

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Adopt Quality Service Ministry Told

  Adopt Quality Service Ministry Told

  The Minister of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Rosy Akbar has challenged her ministry to adopt a quality service

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Grieving Mother, 70, Helped By Rosy Akbar

  Grieving Mother, 70, Helped By Rosy Akbar

Seventy-eight-year-old Paragi thanked the Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Rosy Akbar and her ministry for taking the initiative

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More Protection For Women

  More Protection For Women

  More help will be provided for the protection of Fijian women, says the Minister for Women, Children and Poverty

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Don’t Sleep On Duty, Qiliho Tells Parents

  Don’t Sleep On Duty, Qiliho Tells Parents

“Our children are being preyed upon by the very people that should be keeping them safe.”   The Acting Commissioner

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Police: Gatekeeping Requires Courage

  Police: Gatekeeping Requires Courage

    Violence against women and children, abuse and exploitation exists in most societies and considered a human rights issue,

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Akbar Laments Elderly Care

  Akbar Laments  Elderly Care

The Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation calls on families to establish a strong family foundation and nurture the

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Women’s Interest Officers Learn Monitoring Skill

  Women’s Interest Officers Learn Monitoring Skill

The women’s interest officers at the Ministry of Women have learned monitoring and evaluation skills. This was possible through the

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Minister Visits Rehab Centre

  Minister Visits  Rehab Centre

The Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Rosy Akbar, last Saturday visited the Good Samaritan Inn, the rehabilitation centre

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