Children and Poverty Alleviation

Eseta Nadakuitavuki Appointed Permanent Secretary Women Children & Poverty Alleviation
NATION, NEWS

Eseta Nadakuitavuki Appointed Permanent Secretary Women Children & Poverty Alleviation

Ms Eseta Nadakuitavuki has been appointed Permanent Secretary for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation. She has o...

Nasilai Artisan, 72, Ready To Pass On Knowledge
NATION, NEWS

Nasilai Artisan, 72, Ready To Pass On Knowledge

Ms Paulina said the last time she made a good sale was two years ago, selling one of her exotic pieces to an Austral...

Eastern Division Lau And Lomaiviti Women Show Begins
NATION

Eastern Division Lau And Lomaiviti Women Show Begins

The stage is set for the two-day Eastern Division Lau and Lomaiviti Women’s Expo at the Civic Centre Auditorium ca...

Sashi Kiran Commends Rewa Women
NATION, NEWS

Sashi Kiran Commends Rewa Women

Ms Kiran said the initiative ensured that traditional works of crafts were revived and passed on to younger generati...

Only 40% Of Fijian Women Are Employed
NATION, NEWS

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 tha...

Women Entrepreneurship Necessary, Says Tabuya
SUNBIZ

Women Entrepreneurship Necessary, Says Tabuya

Women entrepreneurship is a key driver of economic growth and job creation.

Funding Support Given to Midwives and other Women Health Workers
NATION, NEWS

Funding Support Given to Midwives and other Women Health Workers

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is funding to support midwives as a way to con­tribute to women safety a...

Wives Turn To Government For Help
NATION, NEWS

Wives Turn To Government For Help

Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Lynda Tabuya, made the comment in an interview during the gran...

Parents Urged To Spend Quality Time With Their Children
NATION, NEWS

Parents Urged To Spend Quality Time With Their Children

Children, who don’t feel safe, must immediately seek help or use the Na­tional Child Helpline.

Young People Rewarded For Initiative And Service To Others
FIJI NEWS, NATION, NEWS

Young People Rewarded For Initiative And Service To Others

Every child is an ideal example of brilliance and marvel. Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Rosy...

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...

Minister Akbar To Public: Don’t Ignore Social Ills Around You
NEWS

Minister Akbar To Public: Don’t Ignore Social Ills Around You

The minister said this during the launch of a gender equality booklet yesterday

11% Pacific Women In Maritime Industry
SHIPPING, SUNBIZ

11% Pacific Women In Maritime Industry

Women represent 1.2 per cent of the world’s 1.2 million seafarers, and only five per cent hold executive leadershi...

Programme Assists Over 9000 Families
NEWS

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
NEWS

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
NEWS

 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
NEWS

$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
FIJI NEWS, NEWS

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
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...

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’
NEWS

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
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...

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