Children and Poverty Alleviation

Japan Hands Over New Bus For Golden Age Residents
NEWS

Japan Hands Over New Bus For Golden Age Residents

In his address, Mr Kenichiro said the bus handover was part of the project implemented under the Government of Japan...

Programme Assists Over 9000 Families
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Programme Assists Over 9000 Families

Applications for Care and Protection Allowance can be lodged at the nearest welfare office. Applicants would be requ...

Early Christmas Party At The Home
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Early Christmas Party At The Home

“I am, especially pleased with the 100 per cent vaccination coverage of residents in this home. It was indeed a co...

 Social Pension Scheme Assists More Than 45,134 Senior Citizens
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 Social Pension Scheme Assists More Than 45,134 Senior Citizens

Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Rosy Akbar said that the Social Pension Scheme provides allowa...

$4m Project For Elderly Citizens Nears Completion
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$4m Project For Elderly Citizens Nears Completion

The upgraded facility will essentially have a 40-bed capacity and is designed to have 20 male and 20 female resident...

Fire Victim Refuses Accommodation At HART
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Fire Victim Refuses Accommodation At HART

The Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Honorable Rosy Akbar today assured that Ms. Anita Devi who...

Gender Issues At Forefront Of Moot Competition
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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...

Stay-Home Mum Hopes To Find Employment
Amazing Fijian

Stay-Home Mum Hopes To Find Employment

“I want to now find employment to help my husband and support our children.”

Sex Violence On Girls, Women In Fiji ‘Most Prevalent, Widespread’
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Sex Violence On Girls, Women In Fiji ‘Most Prevalent, Widespread’

Minister Vuniwaqa urging Fijians not to turn a blind eye to sexual abuse.

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
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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
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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
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
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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
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
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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
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
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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 ...

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