Children and Poverty Alleviation

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...

LIFE OF A PEACEKEEPER’S WIFE
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LIFE OF A PEACEKEEPER’S WIFE

I would like to thank the organizing committee for this unique opportunity to speak on an aspect of peacekeeping tha...

Speaker: Members Of Parliament  Are ‘Guardians’ Of Human Rights
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Speaker: Members Of Parliament Are ‘Guardians’ Of Human Rights

Members of Parliament are guardians of human rights by virtue of their essential and oversight responsibilities to e...

4000 Plus For Homes-CARE Help
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4000 Plus For Homes-CARE Help

Police officers deployed to oversee crowd, road cones were also put up to ease the flow of traffic   More than ...

Veena is Fiji Sun’s Choice
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Veena is Fiji Sun’s Choice

Fiji Sun’s choice for best dressed Parliamentarian yesterday was the famous former radio personality for the Aaina...

Ovalau Hosts First Family Caregivers Training For Lomaiviti Group
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Ovalau Hosts First Family Caregivers Training For Lomaiviti Group

To provide a much needed service to the vulnerable in society without being paid or recognised as part of the labour...

Newborn Baby Abandoned at Labasa Market
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Newborn Baby Abandoned at Labasa Market

The Ministry for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation has urged mothers and young women to understand that “hel...

Skills Training For Rural, Maritime Women
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Skills Training For Rural, Maritime Women

  The Ministry for Women hosted close to 30 women from around the rural and maritime areas in Fiji to a three-d...

Vuniwaqa: Support Online, Sex Offenders Bills
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Vuniwaqa: Support Online, Sex Offenders Bills

  Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa has called on Parliament to support t...

Vuniwaqa: No Link Between  Poverty And Gender Violence
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Vuniwaqa: No Link Between Poverty And Gender Violence

Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa has reiterated that gender violence is not r...

335 Evacuees Safe In  Eight Centres In Naitasiri
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335 Evacuees Safe In Eight Centres In Naitasiri

Government teams made sure that the people were safe and there were no emergencies or casualties reported from their...

Call To Recognise Advocacy Movements
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Call To Recognise Advocacy Movements

Vuniwaqa confident that the forum will be instrumental in generating innovative ideas and approaches to better deliv...

Ovalau Clubs Receive Means Of Making Money
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Ovalau Clubs Receive Means Of Making Money

Women from some villages on Ovalau are appreciative of the quick Government response to their requests made last mon...

Meeting Provides Platform To Address Gender-Based Violence
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Meeting Provides Platform To Address Gender-Based Violence

Working together is an efficient and empowering way of addressing issues of gender based violence. The comments by t...

Vuniwaqa: Leave no women behind
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Vuniwaqa: Leave no women behind

As countries strive towards a net-zero emission world and with the emergence of excit­ing new and innovative techno...

Vuniwaqa  Delivers Status Of Our Nation’s  Women In  New York
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Vuniwaqa Delivers Status Of Our Nation’s Women In New York

  Women living with disabilities have an allowance to cater for their needs, says Mereseini Vuniwaqa. This stat...

Celebrating Women All Over the world
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Celebrating Women All Over the world

On Behalf of the Fijian Government, the Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation invites all Fijians to j...

‘Fijians need to talk more of disability policies’
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‘Fijians need to talk more of disability policies’

The Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa, said the topic of disabled persons in ...

Bhatnagar: Empowering A Woman Is Empowering A Family
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Bhatnagar: Empowering A Woman Is Empowering A Family

  Assistant Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Veena Bhatnagar says empowering a woman is emp...

Vuniwaqa Heads Delegation To Meeting With Experts On Women’s Rights
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Vuniwaqa Heads Delegation To Meeting With Experts On Women’s Rights

The Minister for Women, Children and, Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa is heading an eight-member delegation ...

Two Naitasiri Women Groups Get Sewing Machines
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Two Naitasiri Women Groups Get Sewing Machines

The Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation yesterday visited the brush cutter and canteen income gener...

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