Children and Poverty Alleviation

‘Child Abuse Cases Remain Unreported’
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‘Child Abuse Cases Remain Unreported’

This was highlighted by the Permanent Secretary for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Jennifer Poole to more ...

Ambassador Chairs Task Force Group
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Ambassador Chairs Task Force Group

In its first meeting, the Task Force looked at the pro­posed 2019 work plan which outlines priority areas re­lated...

Hardware Company Responds to Calls to Fix Widow’s House
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Hardware Company Responds to Calls to Fix Widow’s House

The company’s handyman/carpenter, Mohammed Akib, along with his supervisor visited Mrs Khan on Wednesday to see ho...

Assistant Minister Bhatnagar Praises Role of Mothers
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Assistant Minister Bhatnagar Praises Role of Mothers

‘No other earthly love can be as warm and tender as the mother’s yet as human beings who are prone to error’

Project Targets Rises In Beggar Population
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Project Targets Rises In Beggar Population

Concerns were raised recently on the number of beggars in Lautoka City.

Mereseini Vuniwaqa Meets Chinese Women’s Movement VP
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Mereseini Vuniwaqa Meets Chinese Women’s Movement VP

Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa with the vice president of the Secretariat ...

Persons With Disabilities Live In Poverty, Result Of Neglect: Vuniwaqa
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Persons With Disabilities Live In Poverty, Result Of Neglect: Vuniwaqa

“The fact that persons with dis­abilities are more likely to live in poverty is often the result of igno­rance a...

Ministry Distributes School Supplies
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Ministry Distributes School Supplies

The Ministry for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation brought joy to underprivileged parents and children in some...

Education the most Powerful  Tool for Empowerment: Vuniwaqa
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Education the most Powerful Tool for Empowerment: Vuniwaqa

Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa told students and parents of Nanuku, that e...

Vuniwaqa equips students of  Nanuku Settlement, Vatuwaqa
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Vuniwaqa equips students of Nanuku Settlement, Vatuwaqa

Minister reminds parents, children that education is the most powerful tool for empowerment. More than 100 students ...

Natuvu Park Open Marketplace for Women
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Natuvu Park Open Marketplace for Women

  The Minister for Women, Children and Poverty alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa has urged more women to be econo...

Light Someone’s World Today, Fijians Urged
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Light Someone’s World Today, Fijians Urged

There is no feeling more satisfying when one sees the unshed tears of joy for those whose hunger has been appeased o...

Fiji Doing Well In Population Development: Koroivueta
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Fiji Doing Well In Population Development: Koroivueta

Fiji has achieved many aspects as far as the Declaration on Population and Development in Asia and the Pacific are c...

Asenaca, 15, Shows Talent, Entrepreneurship Skills
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Asenaca, 15, Shows Talent, Entrepreneurship Skills

  Asenaca Kaukimoala is helping her parents earning extra money thanks to a church member who taught her during...

Group maximises donation of furniture, kitchen utensils
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Group maximises donation of furniture, kitchen utensils

About 20 women of Sawani in Naitasiri will maximise the use of their new conference room furniture and kitchen utens...

Three Senior Homes Renamed Golden Age Home
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Three Senior Homes Renamed Golden Age Home

  The three senior citizen nursing homes looked after by the Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviatio...

Women’s Empowerment Allocation Up Threefold
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Women’s Empowerment Allocation Up Threefold

  The budgetary allocation for women’s empowerment has increased approximately threefold over the past decade...

Vuniwaqa Praises  China For Friendship
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Vuniwaqa Praises China For Friendship

Mereseini Vuniwaqa said Fiji was lucky to have friends like the Government of the People’s Republic of China that ...

No More Safe Haven, Ministry Welfare Officer Tells Bua
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No More Safe Haven, Ministry Welfare Officer Tells Bua

Province told of rape, abuse cases happening in their communities and recommends more family time to help to keep it...

Devotees Reminded On Lessons From Hindu Festival
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Devotees Reminded On Lessons From Hindu Festival

Hindu devotees have been re­minded about the lessons learned from the Krishna Janmashtmi Festival. This was relayed...

Viani Declared Violence Free Community
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Viani Declared Violence Free Community

Government has a ‘Zero Tol­erance Policy’ towards vio­lence against women and children in Fiji. These were the...

Minister Assures North Women Groups Markets For Their Products
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Minister Assures North Women Groups Markets For Their Products

Ministry for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation is tasked with creating a more sustainable market for women art...

Yasawa Villagers Praise Touring Gov’t Team
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Yasawa Villagers Praise Touring Gov’t Team

It might be a small token of appre­ciation or maybe a thank you that’s been motivating a 16-member Gov­ernment d...

4000 Helpline Calls From January
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4000 Helpline Calls From January

  The Medical Services in the Pacific (MSP) have recorded over 4000 calls from January to date. This was highli...

First Barefoot College In The North
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First Barefoot College In The North

The Fiji Barefoot College, which is a solar electrification training centre, has been jointly supported by the Gover...

Govt backs early education for all Fijians
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Govt backs early education for all Fijians

Government, as part of the inclusion of early childhood develop­ment in the SDGs, ensures that the younger citizens...

School’s Water Woes Fixed Thanks To Resort
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School’s Water Woes Fixed Thanks To Resort

The new 10,000 litre water tank donation from Shan­gri-La’s Fijian Resort & Spa is expected to assist more th...

Women Need Information, Tools  To Build Business: Vuniwaqa
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Women Need Information, Tools To Build Business: Vuniwaqa

A lack of necessary information and tools needed for running a businesses is a hurdle budding women entrepreneurs fa...

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