Mereseini Vuniwaqa

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...

Vuniwaqa Hopes For Change In Policing Of Violence Cases
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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
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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’
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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
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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
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Social Welfare Recipients Told To Switch Banks

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

Respect And Honour Elders: Vuniwaqa
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

No One Is A Visitor, Says Minister Vuniwaqa
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No One Is A Visitor, Says Minister Vuniwaqa

The Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa, said no one was a visitor on Fiji Day ...

Sinclair: Take Care Of Your Elderly
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Sinclair: Take Care Of Your Elderly

A one-week celebration for International Day for Older Persons will begin today.

Charity The Key, Says Minister Vuniwaqa
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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
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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...

‘Do Not Shift the Blame, Address It’
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‘Do Not Shift the Blame, Address It’

Responding to defamatory and racist comments by the SODELPA Member of Parliament openly to the local media, Mrs Vuni...

Woman Dead After Alleged Stabbing Over Social Media Message
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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...

Education Key To Getting People Out Of Poverty
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Education Key To Getting People Out Of Poverty

Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa made the comment while announcing that her ...

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