Mereseini Vuniwaqa

NGOs, Opposition MPs Attack On Fiji Sun Hypocritical, Says A-G
NATION

NGOs, Opposition MPs Attack On Fiji Sun Hypocritical, Says A-G

Mr Sayed-Khaiyum said he was baffled at the ‘mightier than thou’ approach members of the Opposi­tion took on th...

Why Did Mereseini Vuniwaqa Unexpectedly Resign?
Politics

Why Did Mereseini Vuniwaqa Unexpectedly Resign?

It has emerged that her rather close association with a strong pro-indigenous advocate, Varinava Tiko, may have infl...

Former Fiji Dairy CEO Tipped To Replace Vuniwaqa
NEWS

Former Fiji Dairy CEO Tipped To Replace Vuniwaqa

Mr Nand contested the 2018 Elections under the FijiFirst party banner and is understood to be next inline to replace...

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...

Sanctuary Open For Women Victims Of Violence
NATION

Sanctuary Open For Women Victims Of Violence

Yesterday, the sanctuary was officially handed over to the Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Mer...

Post Fiji Rebrands: Money Transfer Services Is Now Post Money Order
SUNBIZ

Post Fiji Rebrands: Money Transfer Services Is Now Post Money Order

“Our FlashCash brand was not known by many, but they know Post Fiji offers money transfer services,” he said.

Gender Issues At Forefront Of Moot Competition
NEWS

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
NEWS

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
Feature

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
NEWS

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
NEWS

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...

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