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    Amrit Ready to Face Backlash in Man Up Role

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 for Man Up Fiji Campaign. The Minister for Women, Children

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    ‘MPs To Think Beyond Ethnicity’

‘MPs To Think Beyond Ethnicity’

Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa says it is important that MPs think beyond ethnicity, religion and socio-economic status. Mrs Vuniwaqa told Parliament yesterday that in the

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

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 under $19,999.99 will be waived, along with the establishment fees

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    Vuniwaqa Leads Government Delegation in Lau Talanoas

Vuniwaqa Leads Government Delegation in Lau Talanoas

A government delegation led by the Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa, is currently on tour in the Lau Group. Minister Vuniwaqa has so far visited Moala,

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

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 weeks ago. The second was found at

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    Incapability Should Not Be A Hindrance: Vuniwaqa

Incapability Should Not Be A Hindrance: Vuniwaqa

  Early childhood programmes are important as they directly affect the emotional, social and physical development of young children and their transformation into adulthood. Minister for Women, Children and Poverty

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    Charity Contest Raises $100,000

Charity Contest Raises $100,000

Bluescope Lysaght retains title The Frank Hilton Organisation yesterday raised $100,000 in the annual Amazing Wheelbarrow Race in support of children with disabilities. Minister for Women, Children, and Poverty Alleviation,

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    RFMF Brings Joy to the Golden Age Home

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 Home on Friday as part of their social commitment. Minister for Women,

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    Government Recognises Women’s Contribution To Nation Building

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 invaluable contribution of women to nation building. Minister for Women, Children and

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Support Our Women, Vuniwaqa Appeals

  Support Our Women, Vuniwaqa Appeals

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

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Minister Highlights Child Abuse Records

  Minister Highlights Child Abuse Records

The Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation has recorded 787 child abuse cases from August 2016 to April 2017.

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

  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 (ODPP)

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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

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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

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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

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Vunisei Club Showcase Handicraft Works

  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

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

  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 Commission on

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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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Forum Focuses on Crimes Against Women

  Forum Focuses  on Crimes  Against Women

Today’s forum will be hearing from all institutions who deal with the incidence of gender based violence: Vuniwaqa   The

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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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Year of the Rooster Stamps Launched

  Year of the Rooster Stamps Launched

The launching ceremony of 2017, Year of the Rooster stamps was held yesterday at the China Cultural Centre in Fiji

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Let’s Get More Women Involved In Decision Making Process

  Let’s Get More Women Involved In Decision Making Process

The first ever Public Service Male Advocacy Training at the Pearl Resort in Pacific Habour this week is an eye

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