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Global Women’s Movement Heap Praises On Minister Vuniwaqa

Soroptimist International South West Pacific president , Anusha Santhirasthipam, heaped praises on the minister at the chartering of the Soroptimist International of Nadi Jetset Club
21 Jan 2020 09:57
Global Women’s Movement Heap Praises On Minister Vuniwaqa
Soroptimist International South West Pacific president, Anusha Santhirasthipam Left) handing over the certificate to the Soroptimist International of Nadi Jetset president, Cynthia Gepte at the Hexagon International Hotel, Villas and Spa in Nadi on January 18, 2020. Photo: Nicolette Chambers

Soroptimist International were in Fiji to see what more they can do to build a partnership and to work closer with the Fijian Government, in particular the Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation.

Aglobal women’s movement has acknowledged the passionate work in caring for women and children by the Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa.

Soroptimist International South West Pacific president , Anusha Santhirasthipam, heaped praises on the minister at the chartering of the Soroptimist International of Nadi Jetset Club.

Ms Santhirasthipam said she was grateful to the programmes Mrs Vuniwaqa carried out with her teams at the ministry.

“Your Minister of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation is a person … exemplary for caring and for being passionate and for delivering on the ground,” Ms Santhirasthipam said.

“She keeps the pro grammes running and I personally am appreciative of that.

“That is why I am here this second time around in Fiji to see what more we can do to build a partnership and to work closer with the

Fijian Government, in particular the Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation and the different zones.”

Ms Santhir asthipam cited the example of programmes carried out at the Ba Women’s Forum.

“We have programmes like the Ba Women’s Forum that have taken off and have done exceptional work ,” she added.

“I have seen the forum grow from strength to strength.”

Soroptimist International is a global movement of women, with members belonging to more than 3,000 clubs in 126 countries/territories.

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Edited by Percy Kean.

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