Children and Poverty Alleviation

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
NATION

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
NEWS

Two Naitasiri Women Groups Get Sewing Machines

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

Men Who Are Violent Against Women Don’t Deserve Sympathy
NEWS

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...

Women To Learn Bamboo Craft From Chinese Experts
NEWS

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 A...

China hands over $40K Cheque for Disability Aid
NEWS

China hands over $40K Cheque for Disability Aid

The acting Prime Minister and Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa yesterday rec...

Assistant Minister Bhatnagar voices concern about crime in community
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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, sa...

Shrimad Rajchandraji  Portrait Unveiled At Indian High Commission Building
NATION

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 Li...

Fine Arts Display on Climate Change
NATION

Fine Arts Display on Climate Change

  The artworks expressed the artists’ creativity and imagination on climate change, its impact and how everyo...

Amrit Ready to Face Backlash in Man Up Role
NATION

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 fo...

Gender Issue Call For United Stand: Bhatnagar
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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...

New Family for Abandoned Babies
NATION

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 with...

Vuniwaqa Leads Government Delegation in Lau Talanoas
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Vuniwaqa Leads Government Delegation in Lau Talanoas

A government delegation led by the Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa, is curr...

Bhatnagar Assists Navusolo’s Family With A Water Tank
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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 Laut...

Family Thanks Ministry For Water Tank
NATION

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 Pover...

Editorial: Let’s Talk About It, Stop Baby Abandonment
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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 more than two w...

Incapability Should Not Be A Hindrance: Vuniwaqa
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Incapability Should Not Be A Hindrance: Vuniwaqa

  Early childhood programmes are important as they directly affect the emotional, social and physical developme...

MP Bhatnagar Hands Over Wheelchair For Kumar Family
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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...

Constitution Protects Culture, says Bhatnagar
NEWS

Constitution Protects Culture, says Bhatnagar

Indo Fijians traditions intact because of the support and protection in the 2013 Constitution. The Assistant Ministe...

Sabha Assets To Be Energy Efficient In Five Years
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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....

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

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 Nationa...

Support Our Women, Vuniwaqa Appeals
NATION

Support Our Women, Vuniwaqa Appeals

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

Minister Highlights Child Abuse Records
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Minister Highlights Child Abuse Records

The Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation has recorded 787 child abuse cases from August 2016 to April...

Vuniwaqa Amazed With Samajh Vision
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Vuniwaqa Amazed With Samajh Vision

“I wish to remind us all  of  the  value  in  using  religious  texts  to  promote  and  defend  funda...

Ministry Responds to Help for Home Rumours
NATION

Ministry Responds to Help for Home Rumours

The Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation wishes to inform the general public about the Help for Home ...

Vuniwaqa Visits Women’s Group Of Interior Naitasiri
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Vuniwaqa Visits Women’s Group Of Interior Naitasiri

Villagers and women’s groups of Matainasau and Lutu Village in Naitasiri met with the Minister for Women, Children...

Vuniwaqa donates sewing machines
NATION

Vuniwaqa donates sewing machines

The Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa recently visited women’s groups in the...

Gender-Based Violence; Speak About It, Discuss It At Every Opportunity: Vuniwaqa
Opinion

Gender-Based Violence; Speak About It, Discuss It At Every Opportunity: Vuniwaqa

The following is Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa’s opening speech at the g...

REACH Mobile Bus Offers First Service In Sigatoka
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REACH Mobile Bus Offers First Service In Sigatoka

  The REACH Mobile Service Delivery bus provided the first of its services to the Si­gatoka Valley on Tuesday....

10 Women Graduate With Carpentry Certificates
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10 Women Graduate With Carpentry Certificates

Ten women in a rural settlement in Ra who graduated in a carpentry training centre programme recently, highlighted t...

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