Children and Poverty Alleviation

Gender Issues At Forefront Of Moot Competition
NEWS

Gender Issues At Forefront Of Moot Competition

The spirit of winning this Moot competition that you all must be having today must be the same when you go out and p...

Top Up For 3 Welfare Assistance Schemes
NEWS

Top Up For 3 Welfare Assistance Schemes

The Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa was speaking during the launch of the Wo...

Parents Need To Step Up For Their Children During This COVID-19 Crisis
NEWS

Parents Need To Step Up For Their Children During This COVID-19 Crisis

“Before asking what non-governmental organisations or governments are doing, the question we should ask ourselves ...

Nemani Delaibatiki: Vuniwaqa Destined For Bigger Leadership Role
Analysis

Nemani Delaibatiki: Vuniwaqa Destined For Bigger Leadership Role

In her first 12 months after her reappointment as Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation following her...

Abandoned Loved Ones End Up At Senior Citizens Home
Feature

Abandoned Loved Ones End Up At Senior Citizens Home

“People bring their relatives to the Colonial War Memorial Hospital or even to St Giles and leave them there, with...

Charity The Key, Says Minister Vuniwaqa
ENTERTAINMENT

Charity The Key, Says Minister Vuniwaqa

She said the festival’s theme “Hearts for Charity” was something close to her heart.

Family Thanks Government for Help In Sending Children To School
NATION

Family Thanks Government for Help In Sending Children To School

The siblings started school last week at Vunayasi District School in Dratabu Village after an assistance and directi...

Woman Dead After Alleged Stabbing Over Social Media Message
NEWS

Woman Dead After Alleged Stabbing Over Social Media Message

“The suspect allegedly punched and stabbed the victim during a heated argument over a Facebook message that was se...

‘Child Abuse Cases Remain Unreported’
NEWS

‘Child Abuse Cases Remain Unreported’

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

Fiji Budget 2019: Fijians Getting Assistance
Budget 2019

Fiji Budget 2019: Fijians Getting Assistance

...the biggest challenge the ministry encounters is the lack of support from the families and communities to suppo...

Agreement Upholds Women’s Rights, Support Services in Fiji
NATION

Agreement Upholds Women’s Rights, Support Services in Fiji

“Developing and nurturing partnerships is critical in advancing gender equality. Ms Bernklau said.

Ambassador Chairs Task Force Group
NEWS

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
NATION

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
NATION

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
NEWS

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
NEWS

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
NATION

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
NEWS

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
NATION

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
NATION

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
NATION

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
NATION

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
NATION

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
NEWS

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
NEWS

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
NATION

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
NATION

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
NATION

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 ...

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