Mereseini Vuniwaqa

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 ...

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...

No One Is A Visitor, Says Minister Vuniwaqa
NATION

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
NATION

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
ENTERTAINMENT

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
NATION

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’
NEWS

‘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
NEWS

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
Sunvoice

Education Key To Getting People Out Of Poverty

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

Vuniwaqa Hopes To Strengthen Women Entrepreneurs
NEWS

Vuniwaqa Hopes To Strengthen Women Entrepreneurs

“The Ministry does not only look after the needs of women but those that are also important to us such as our chil...

Agreement Upholds Women’s Rights, Support Services in Fiji
NATION

Agreement Upholds Women’s Rights, Support Services in Fiji

“Developing and nurturing partnerships is critical in advancing gender equality. Ms Bernklau said.

Hardware Company Responds to Calls to Fix Widow’s House
NATION

Hardware Company Responds to Calls to Fix Widow’s House

The company’s handyman/carpenter, Mohammed Akib, along with his supervisor visited Mrs Khan on Wednesday to see ho...

Vuniwaqa Backs Women In Futsal
SPORTS

Vuniwaqa Backs Women In Futsal

Sport has huge potential to em­power women and girls. In many countries, it has been recognized that sport can be a...

Ministry Mulls Over Help For The Homeless
NEWS

Ministry Mulls Over Help For The Homeless

In an earlier interview the Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa, highlighted th...

Ministers Visit Nasinu Residents In Government Outreach Initiative
NEWS

Ministers Visit Nasinu Residents In Government Outreach Initiative

The church’s Bula Raraba Outreach initiative saw hundreds of residents flock to the one-stop venue to receive and ...

Project Targets Rises In Beggar Population
NEWS

Project Targets Rises In Beggar Population

Concerns were raised recently on the number of beggars in Lautoka City.

Patchwork Skills Take Losana Far
NEWS

Patchwork Skills Take Losana Far

Ms Cakausese has been doing patchwork for more than 20 years, making different sized bed spreads, pillow cases, blan...

Vuniwaqa To Graduates: Ensure Women’s Economic Participation
NEWS

Vuniwaqa To Graduates: Ensure Women’s Economic Participation

Nageen Singh said that with like-minded women from the forum, she has been motivated to make life better.

Mereseini Vuniwaqa Meets Chinese Women’s Movement VP
NEWS

Mereseini Vuniwaqa Meets Chinese Women’s Movement VP

Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa with the vice president of the Secretariat ...

Japan Funds $184,720 Homes Of Hope Facility
Lifestyle

Japan Funds $184,720 Homes Of Hope Facility

It provides shelter, counselling services and skills training for women and children who are victims of or are vulne...

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