Mereseini Vuniwaqa

Vuniwaqa Wants More Women To Stand In General Election
NEWS

Vuniwaqa Wants More Women To Stand In General Election

Mereseini Vuniwaqa has welcomed the growing number of women joining the General Election race. The Minister for Wome...

Minister Defends Ministry, Clears Air On Welfare Benefit Scheme, budget allocation
NEWS

Minister Defends Ministry, Clears Air On Welfare Benefit Scheme, budget allocation

The Minister for Women, Social Welfare and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa defended her line ministry program...

Women’s Craft Continues To Impress
NATION

Women’s Craft Continues To Impress

The Minister for Women, Chil­dren and Poverty Allevia­tion, Mereseini Vuniwaqa, is convinced that Fijian women ar...

Vuniwaqa Heads Delegation To Meeting With Experts On Women’s Rights
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Vuniwaqa Heads Delegation To Meeting With Experts On Women’s Rights

The Minister for Women, Children and, Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa is heading an eight-member delegation ...

Vuniwaqa: Leaders must protect those who can’t stand alone
NATION

Vuniwaqa: Leaders must protect those who can’t stand alone

Student leaders have a responsi­bility to protect those who may not be able to stand for them­selves. This was the...

Minister Urges Men, Vanua To Rally Behind Women
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Minister Urges Men, Vanua To Rally Behind Women

The positive support of men and the vanua was critical if women were to realise their full potential, Minister for W...

Men Who Are Violent Against Women Don’t Deserve Sympathy
NEWS

Men Who Are Violent Against Women Don’t Deserve Sympathy

Mereseini Vuniwaqa says men who physically or psychologically abuse women, whether they are their wives, partners or...

Vuniwaqa Urges More Women to Stand in 2018 General Election
NATION

Vuniwaqa Urges More Women to Stand in 2018 General Election

  The Minister for Women, Chil­dren and Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa last night urged more women to...

China hands over $40K Cheque for Disability Aid
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China hands over $40K Cheque for Disability Aid

The acting Prime Minister and Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa yesterday rec...

Climate Change Has Greater Impact On Women: Vuniwaqa
NEWS

Climate Change Has Greater Impact On Women: Vuniwaqa

Climate change has a greater impact on women for several reasons—and not just Fiji or the Pacific, says Women Mini...

Fine Arts Display on Climate Change
NATION

Fine Arts Display on Climate Change

  The artworks expressed the artists’ creativity and imagination on climate change, its impact and how everyo...

FESTIVITY :Pay Attention To Our Children: Vuniwaqa
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FESTIVITY :Pay Attention To Our Children: Vuniwaqa

Women and children should not be neglected, says Minister of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniw...

Amrit Ready to Face Backlash in Man Up Role
NATION

Amrit Ready to Face Backlash in Man Up Role

Media personality and writer Ajay Amrit says he is prepared for a backlash in his new role as Goodwill Ambassador fo...

‘MPs To Think Beyond Ethnicity’
NEWS

‘MPs To Think Beyond Ethnicity’

Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa says it is important that MPs think beyond e...

FIJI DEVELOPMENT BANK: Promotion On Loans Launched At FDB’s 50th Anniversary
SUNBIZ

FIJI DEVELOPMENT BANK: Promotion On Loans Launched At FDB’s 50th Anniversary

At Fiji Development Bank (FDB), as of September first, for a period of six months, all application fees for loans un...

Vuniwaqa Leads Government Delegation in Lau Talanoas
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Vuniwaqa Leads Government Delegation in Lau Talanoas

A government delegation led by the Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa, is curr...

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

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 w...

Incapability Should Not Be A Hindrance: Vuniwaqa
NATION

Incapability Should Not Be A Hindrance: Vuniwaqa

  Early childhood programmes are important as they directly affect the emotional, social and physical developme...

Charity Contest Raises $100,000
NATION

Charity Contest Raises $100,000

Bluescope Lysaght retains title The Frank Hilton Organisation yesterday raised $100,000 in the annual Amazing Wheelb...

RFMF Brings Joy to the Golden Age Home
NEWS

RFMF Brings Joy to the Golden Age Home

Twenty Republic of Fiji Military Forces staff from the Sukanaivalu Barracks in Lautoka cleaned up the Golden Age Hom...

Government Recognises Women’s Contribution To Nation Building
NEWS

Government Recognises Women’s Contribution To Nation Building

Government’s allocating a budget for the annual National Women’s Expo is an indication of its recognition of the...

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...

EDITORIAL-Let’s Stop This Evil Of Rape, Sexual Assault And Child Abuse
Opinion

EDITORIAL-Let’s Stop This Evil Of Rape, Sexual Assault And Child Abuse

The latest rape and sexual assault statistics from May released by the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions...

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...

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...

Vunisei Club Showcase Handicraft Works
NATION

Vunisei Club Showcase Handicraft Works

The members of the Vunisei Women’s Club of Toga, Rewa, were yesterday proud to be part of the Rewa Craft Show for ...

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 ...

Fiji Hosts Side Event on ‘Gender Based Violence, Economic Empowerment’
NATION

Fiji Hosts Side Event on ‘Gender Based Violence, Economic Empowerment’

Fiji hosted a side event on ‘Gender Based Violence and Economic Empowerment’ on the margins of the 61st Commissi...

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