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    Call To Recognise Advocacy Movements

Call To Recognise Advocacy Movements

Vuniwaqa confident that the forum will be instrumental in generating innovative ideas and approaches to better deliver our services now and for our future generation.   Sometimes women’s move­ments are

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    Ovalau Clubs Receive Means Of Making Money

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 month to the Minister of Women, Mereseini Vuniwaqa. During an official visit

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    Meeting Provides Platform To Address Gender-Based Violence

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 the Assistant Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation were made during

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    Vuniwaqa: Leave no women behind

Vuniwaqa: Leave no women behind

As countries strive towards a net-zero emission world and with the emergence of excit­ing new and innovative technolo­gies and industries, we need to en­sure that women are not left behind.

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

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 statement, made by the Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, was during

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    Celebrating Women All Over the world

Celebrating Women All Over the world

On Behalf of the Fijian Government, the Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation invites all Fijians to join women all over the world in celebrating International Women’s Day. Celebrated

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    ‘Fijians need to talk more of disability policies’

‘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 Fiji and initiatives put in place by Government to assist them in their

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    Bhatnagar: Empowering A Woman Is Empowering A Family

Bhatnagar: Empowering A Woman Is Empowering A Family

  Assistant Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Veena Bhatnagar says empowering a woman is empowering a family and therefore the family is the foundation of a community. “Empowering

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

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 to the 69th session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

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Two Naitasiri Women Groups Get Sewing Machines

  Two Naitasiri Women Groups Get Sewing Machines

The Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation yesterday visited the brush cutter and canteen income generating projects run by

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Men Who Are Violent Against Women Don’t Deserve Sympathy

  Men Who Are Violent Against Women Don’t Deserve Sympathy

Mereseini Vuniwaqa says men who physically or psychologically abuse women, whether they are their wives, partners or friends, don’t deserve

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Women To Learn Bamboo Craft From Chinese Experts

  Women To Learn Bamboo Craft From Chinese Experts

In an effort to teach women to become self-sufficient and independent, the Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation will

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China hands over $40K Cheque for Disability Aid

  China hands over $40K Cheque for Disability Aid

The acting Prime Minister and Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa yesterday received a $40,000 cheque from

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Assistant Minister Bhatnagar voices concern about crime in community

  Assistant Minister Bhatnagar voices concern about crime in community

It is worrying to see people com­mit crimes against one another despite the divine teachings from ones religion, says Veena

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Shrimad Rajchandraji Portrait Unveiled At Indian High Commission Building

  Shrimad Rajchandraji  Portrait Unveiled At Indian High Commission Building

A portrait of Shrimad Rajchandraji, is now positioned at the entrance of the Indian High Commission office at the Life

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Fine Arts Display on Climate Change

  Fine Arts Display on Climate Change

  The artworks expressed the artists’ creativity and imagination on climate change, its impact and how everyone can mitigate climate

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Amrit Ready to Face Backlash in Man Up Role

  Amrit Ready to Face Backlash in Man Up Role

Media personality and writer Ajay Amrit says he is prepared for a backlash in his new role as Goodwill Ambassador

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Gender Issue Call For United Stand: Bhatnagar

  Gender Issue Call For United Stand: Bhatnagar

  Gender issues should not be politicised. It requires a united stand. This statement was made by the assistant minister

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New Family for Abandoned Babies

  New Family for Abandoned Babies

Just over a year after they were abandoned by their mothers at the CWM Hospital, two one-year-olds are in homes

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Vuniwaqa Leads Government Delegation in Lau Talanoas

  Vuniwaqa Leads Government Delegation in Lau Talanoas

A government delegation led by the Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa, is currently on tour in

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Bhatnagar Assists Navusolo’s Family With A Water Tank

  Bhatnagar Assists Navusolo’s Family With A Water Tank

Assistant Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Veena Bhatnagar while donating a water tank to a Lautoka family reminded

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Family Thanks Ministry For Water Tank

  Family Thanks Ministry For Water Tank

A family of 15 people have acknowledged the assistance provided to them by the Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty

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Editorial: Let’s Talk About It, Stop Baby Abandonment

  Editorial: Let’s Talk About It, Stop Baby Abandonment

In less than a month two babies have been found abandoned in Suva. The first was found dead in Nabua

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Incapability Should Not Be A Hindrance: Vuniwaqa

  Incapability Should Not Be A Hindrance: Vuniwaqa

  Early childhood programmes are important as they directly affect the emotional, social and physical development of young children and

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MP Bhatnagar Hands Over Wheelchair For Kumar Family

  MP Bhatnagar Hands Over Wheelchair For Kumar Family

A wheelchair was presented on Saturday to the family of a 10-year-old disabled girl at the Fiji National Council for

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Constitution Protects Culture, says Bhatnagar

  Constitution Protects Culture, says Bhatnagar

Indo Fijians traditions intact because of the support and protection in the 2013 Constitution. The Assistant Minister for Women, Children

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Sabha Assets To Be Energy Efficient In Five Years

  Sabha Assets To Be Energy Efficient In Five Years

All temples and schools managed by the Shree Sanatan Dharm Pratinidhi Sabha Fiji will have renewable energy by 2021. Sabha’s

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WHAT BUDGET MEANS TO YOU-‘Govt Emphasis On Vulnerable Is Pleasing’

  WHAT BUDGET MEANS TO YOU-‘Govt Emphasis On Vulnerable Is Pleasing’

Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation was allocated a total of $113.4 million in the 2017-2018 National Budget. The

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Support Our Women, Vuniwaqa Appeals

  Support Our Women, Vuniwaqa Appeals

Fiji can no longer afford to let its women suffer in silence, the Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation,

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