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Nadroga Discusses Gender Needs

Government representatives presented key objectives at the two-day Nadroga and Navosa provincial meeting yesterday. The list of agencies included the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Agriculture’s department
10 Apr 2015 11:24
Nadroga Discusses Gender Needs

Government representatives presented key objectives at the two-day Nadroga and Navosa provincial meeting yesterday.

The list of agencies included the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Agriculture’s department of animal health and production, Sigatoka fisheries station, Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Ministry of Youth and Sports, Water Authority of Fiji, National Fire Authority Sigatoka and the Fiji Corrections Services.

The Soqosoqo Vakamarama president Adi Ema Kunahau, said that more assistance was needed in particular the provision of a new social welfare office for the women in Nadroga and Navosa.

“We the Soqosoqo Vakamarama have our own plan in terms of how we finance our committee, this was initially agreed on back in 2012,” she said.

Assistant Roko Tui Iliesa Delasau said the Government had targeted gender mainstreaming to help women who were at the forefront of income-generation.

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