Only 40% Of Fijian Women Are Employed

“Data is a powerful tool for achieving gender equality. It enables us to track progress, identify the barriers that women and girls face, and create evidence-based solutions to address those barriers,” she said.
31 Mar 2023 16:50
Only 40% Of Fijian Women Are Employed
From left: Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviaiton Lynda Tabuya, Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka, wife, Sulueti, during the launch of the Fiji Country Gender Assessment (FCGA). Photo: DEPTFO News

Only 40 per cent of Fijian women are employed and earn an average one third less than men.

This was highlighted by the Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Lynda Tabuya in her ministerial statement in Parliament on Wednesday.

Speaking on the newly-launched Fiji Country Gender Assessment (FCGA), Ms Tabuya highlighted that women in Fiji shouldered three quarters of unpaid care work at home.


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