Mereseini Vuniwaqa

6 More Homes For Homeless Women
NEWS

6 More Homes For Homeless Women

Evidence shows that without appropriate interventions, women have a high likelihood for multiple episodes of homeles...

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...

Call Helpline, Minister Urges Yasa-Traumatised Children
NATION

Call Helpline, Minister Urges Yasa-Traumatised Children

Ms Vuniwaqa said at the moment there was a challenge to identify children who were in need of help if they were trau...

7-Year-Old Girl Surprised To Be Acknowledged By Minister
NATION

7-Year-Old Girl Surprised To Be Acknowledged By Minister

Jemima, who is a Year Two student of Seaqaqa Primary School, was taken by surprise when the minister spoke of her.

Minister Launches Female-Friendly Space in Seaqaqa
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Minister Launches Female-Friendly Space in Seaqaqa

Vuniwaqa: Disproportionate impact of natural disasters on women and girls demands a targeted approach

64 Graduate From Makoi Women’s Vocational Training Centre
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64 Graduate From Makoi Women’s Vocational Training Centre

Sixty-four women graduated from the Makoi Women’s Vocational Training Center yesterday, with twenty-one of them ha...

Merewairita Walked 2.7km To Catch Bus To Classes At Training Centre
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Merewairita Walked 2.7km To Catch Bus To Classes At Training Centre

“I would be given $5 daily for my fare to and from school and with that, I had to figure out a way to get me to sc...

Vuniwaqa Highlights: 870 Child Abuse, Neglect Cases From January To July
NATION

Vuniwaqa Highlights: 870 Child Abuse, Neglect Cases From January To July

Ms Vuniwaqa said the most recorded cases for child neglect was lack of supervision, medical neglect, and failure to ...

Vuniwaqa Hopes For Change In Policing Of Violence Cases
NATION

Vuniwaqa Hopes For Change In Policing Of Violence Cases

The five-day training was organised by Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre for more than 30 Police Officers.

All Women Show At IDC
SPORTS

All Women Show At IDC

The tournament will be opened at 6pm today by Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa.

Minister Vuniwaqa Delivers Minibus As Requested
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Minister Vuniwaqa Delivers Minibus As Requested

The minibus request was made last week by a member of the centre to the minister after the graduation ceremony.

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...

Social Welfare Recipients Told To Switch Banks
NEWS

Social Welfare Recipients Told To Switch Banks

Social welfare recipients will have to change banks from Westpac to BSP.

Respect And Honour Elders: Vuniwaqa
NATION

Respect And Honour Elders: Vuniwaqa

Any older people survive on limited income, so that the loss of even a small sum of money can have a significant imp...

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 ...

Day To Celebrate, Acknowledge Women With Different Abilities
NATION

Day To Celebrate, Acknowledge Women With Different Abilities

Mrs Vuniwaqa believes that empowering women and girls was the only way to protect their rights and assisting them re...

Ardern Keen to Know What Issues Interest Fijian Women: Vuniwaqa
NATION

Ardern Keen to Know What Issues Interest Fijian Women: Vuniwaqa

Ms Ardern will attend two women’s events. Tomorrow she will attend a women leaders’ lunch at the official reside...

Leave Fake Sources in ‘Lynda Land: Vuniwaqa
Politics

Leave Fake Sources in ‘Lynda Land: Vuniwaqa

The minister was also responding to an article in the Fiji Sun where Ms Tabuya claimed that many Fijian men stayed a...

National Action Plan To Be Completed This Year: Vuniwaqa
Politics

National Action Plan To Be Completed This Year: Vuniwaqa

Mrs Vuniwaqa said the prevalence of violence against women in Fiji is among the highest in the world.

Fiji’s National Action Plan To Prevent Violence Against Women And Girls: Vuniwaqa
Politics

Fiji’s National Action Plan To Prevent Violence Against Women And Girls: Vuniwaqa

Fijian women and girls experience violence and abuse at the hands of men they know—often in their own homes and o...

Global Women’s Movement Heap Praises On Minister Vuniwaqa
NATION

Global Women’s Movement Heap Praises On Minister Vuniwaqa

Soroptimist International South West Pacific president , Anusha Santhirasthipam, heaped praises on the minister at t...

10 Fijian Women Killed By Intimate Partners In 2019: Minister Vuniwaqa
NATION

10 Fijian Women Killed By Intimate Partners In 2019: Minister Vuniwaqa

Ms Vuniwaqa also said Fiji had been listed among countries with the highest rate of offences in the world, where wom...

5-Year Action Plan Developed To Prevent Gender Violence
NATION

5-Year Action Plan Developed To Prevent Gender Violence

The five-year plan will focus on preventing domestic violence, intimate partner, violence and sexual violence agains...

Minister For Women Hosts A Surprise Party For Golden Age Home Staff
NATION

Minister For Women Hosts A Surprise Party For Golden Age Home Staff

To acknowledge the hard working staff of the Golden Age Home in Labasa, Minister for Women, Children and Poverty All...

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...

Stop Victim Bashing, Says Minister For Women, Vuniwaqa
NATION

Stop Victim Bashing, Says Minister For Women, Vuniwaqa

High Court Judge Justice Daniel Goundar highlighted in his sentencing that the victim was subjected to further victi...

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