Mereseini Vuniwaqa

Woman Dead After Alleged Stabbing Over Social Media Message
NEWS

Woman Dead After Alleged Stabbing Over Social Media Message

“The suspect allegedly punched and stabbed the victim during a heated argument over a Facebook message that was se...

Agreement Upholds Women’s Rights, Support Services in Fiji
NATION

Agreement Upholds Women’s Rights, Support Services in Fiji

“Developing and nurturing partnerships is critical in advancing gender equality. Ms Bernklau said.

Hardware Company Responds to Calls to Fix Widow’s House
NATION

Hardware Company Responds to Calls to Fix Widow’s House

The company’s handyman/carpenter, Mohammed Akib, along with his supervisor visited Mrs Khan on Wednesday to see ho...

Vuniwaqa Backs Women In Futsal
SPORTS

Vuniwaqa Backs Women In Futsal

Sport has huge potential to em­power women and girls. In many countries, it has been recognized that sport can be a...

Ministry Mulls Over Help For The Homeless
NEWS

Ministry Mulls Over Help For The Homeless

In an earlier interview the Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa, highlighted th...

Ministers Visit Nasinu Residents In Government Outreach Initiative
NEWS

Ministers Visit Nasinu Residents In Government Outreach Initiative

The church’s Bula Raraba Outreach initiative saw hundreds of residents flock to the one-stop venue to receive and ...

Project Targets Rises In Beggar Population
NEWS

Project Targets Rises In Beggar Population

Concerns were raised recently on the number of beggars in Lautoka City.

Patchwork Skills Take Losana Far
NEWS

Patchwork Skills Take Losana Far

Ms Cakausese has been doing patchwork for more than 20 years, making different sized bed spreads, pillow cases, blan...

Vuniwaqa To Graduates: Ensure Women’s Economic Participation
NEWS

Vuniwaqa To Graduates: Ensure Women’s Economic Participation

Nageen Singh said that with like-minded women from the forum, she has been motivated to make life better.

Mereseini Vuniwaqa Meets Chinese Women’s Movement VP
NEWS

Mereseini Vuniwaqa Meets Chinese Women’s Movement VP

Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa with the vice president of the Secretariat ...

Japan Funds $184,720 Homes Of Hope Facility
Lifestyle

Japan Funds $184,720 Homes Of Hope Facility

It provides shelter, counselling services and skills training for women and children who are victims of or are vulne...

Vuniwaqa Sets National Women’s Expo Timetable
NEWS

Vuniwaqa Sets National Women’s Expo Timetable

After the 4th Expo we have li­censed more than 170 women with the Fijian Made branding

Strength In Unity, Says Vuniwaqa
NEWS

Strength In Unity, Says Vuniwaqa

Mentors may not always be your cheerleaders, but they are always in your corner.

80% Of Pacific Market Vendors Are Women
NEWS

80% Of Pacific Market Vendors Are Women

That membership has grown to 100 members today and we thank them for agreeing to promote IWD today and to further en...

Programme Has Reached More Than 7000 People
NEWS

Programme Has Reached More Than 7000 People

The Fund is extremely im­portant, especially given their commitment of AU$10.5 million (FJ$15.79 million) from 2017...

Positive Strides In Gender Equality, Women Empowerment: Minister Vuniwaqa
NEWS

Positive Strides In Gender Equality, Women Empowerment: Minister Vuniwaqa

In prepara­tion for Fiji’s participation in Ge­neva, one of the greatest challeng­es which the ministry encount...

Persons With Disabilities Live In Poverty, Result Of Neglect: Vuniwaqa
NATION

Persons With Disabilities Live In Poverty, Result Of Neglect: Vuniwaqa

“The fact that persons with dis­abilities are more likely to live in poverty is often the result of igno­rance a...

Editorial: Spot on Vuniwaqa! It’s Not Leadership, But Decaying Moral Values
Opinion

Editorial: Spot on Vuniwaqa! It’s Not Leadership, But Decaying Moral Values

It is the responsibility of parents and guardians to teach children about these values. No Constitution or national ...

Ministry Distributes School Supplies
NEWS

Ministry Distributes School Supplies

The Ministry for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation brought joy to underprivileged parents and children in some...

Education the most Powerful  Tool for Empowerment: Vuniwaqa
NATION

Education the most Powerful Tool for Empowerment: Vuniwaqa

Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa told students and parents of Nanuku, that e...

Vuniwaqa equips students of  Nanuku Settlement, Vatuwaqa
NATION

Vuniwaqa equips students of Nanuku Settlement, Vatuwaqa

Minister reminds parents, children that education is the most powerful tool for empowerment. More than 100 students ...

102-year-old thanks God for long life
NEWS

102-year-old thanks God for long life

  Benina Ciriavesi, the oldest resident of the Golden Age Home, thanked God for her longevity, to be able celeb...

Natuvu Park Open Marketplace for Women
NATION

Natuvu Park Open Marketplace for Women

  The Minister for Women, Children and Poverty alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa has urged more women to be econo...

Light Someone’s World Today, Fijians Urged
NATION

Light Someone’s World Today, Fijians Urged

There is no feeling more satisfying when one sees the unshed tears of joy for those whose hunger has been appeased o...

Asenaca, 15, Shows Talent, Entrepreneurship Skills
NEWS

Asenaca, 15, Shows Talent, Entrepreneurship Skills

  Asenaca Kaukimoala is helping her parents earning extra money thanks to a church member who taught her during...

Saneem: 24 per cent of women contested elections
#Vote2018, NEWS

Saneem: 24 per cent of women contested elections

  Women made up 24 per cent of the total number of candidates who contested the 2018 General Election, says Sup...

Women’s Empowerment Allocation Up Threefold
NATION

Women’s Empowerment Allocation Up Threefold

  The budgetary allocation for women’s empowerment has increased approximately threefold over the past decade...

Wheelchair, Bed Eases Struggle of Disabled Mum
NATION

Wheelchair, Bed Eases Struggle of Disabled Mum

The days of struggling with mobility and moving around with a walking stick will no longer be a problem for Ali­tia...

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