Minister for Women

‘Values Of Holi Must Be With Us Every Day’
NEWS

‘Values Of Holi Must Be With Us Every Day’

Uniting people from diverse cultures is a founding principle of the Fijian Government,

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

Stay-Home Mum Hopes To Find Employment
Amazing Fijian

Stay-Home Mum Hopes To Find Employment

“I want to now find employment to help my husband and support our children.”

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.

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Vuniwaqa Lauds STEM Summer Camp For Girls
NEWS

Vuniwaqa Lauds STEM Summer Camp For Girls

Ms Vuniwaqa highlighted that up to 3000 girls around the world would have attended a STEM summer camp between 2013 a...

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...

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 ...

Vuniwaqa Heads Delegation to International Women’s Meeting
NEWS

Vuniwaqa Heads Delegation to International Women’s Meeting

The Fijian delegation which is headed by the Minster in­cludes the Permanent Secre­tary, the Director for Women, t...

Holistic Approach Needed To Stamp Out Violence Against Women, Children
Opinion

Holistic Approach Needed To Stamp Out Violence Against Women, Children

A clear message must go out in a multimedia campaign that there is zero tolerance on violence against women and chil...

Persons With Disabilities Live In Poverty, Result Of Neglect: Vuniwaqa
NATION

Persons With Disabilities Live In Poverty, Result Of Neglect: Vuniwaqa

“The fact that persons with dis­abilities are more likely to live in poverty is often the result of igno­rance a...

Fiji’s Minister For Women: Rise In Rape Cases Due To Decaying Moral Values
NEWS

Fiji’s Minister For Women: Rise In Rape Cases Due To Decaying Moral Values

Vuniwaqa slammed allegations by Social Democratic Liberal Party (SODELPA) Member of Parliament (MP) Ro Filipe Tuisaw...

Ministry Distributes School Supplies
NEWS

Ministry Distributes School Supplies

The Ministry for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation brought joy to underprivileged parents and children in some...

Education the most Powerful  Tool for Empowerment: Vuniwaqa
NATION

Education the most Powerful Tool for Empowerment: Vuniwaqa

Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa told students and parents of Nanuku, that e...

Vuniwaqa equips students of  Nanuku Settlement, Vatuwaqa
NATION

Vuniwaqa equips students of Nanuku Settlement, Vatuwaqa

Minister reminds parents, children that education is the most powerful tool for empowerment. More than 100 students ...

Natuvu Park Open Marketplace for Women
NATION

Natuvu Park Open Marketplace for Women

  The Minister for Women, Children and Poverty alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa has urged more women to be econo...

Light Someone’s World Today, Fijians Urged
NATION

Light Someone’s World Today, Fijians Urged

There is no feeling more satisfying when one sees the unshed tears of joy for those whose hunger has been appeased o...

Asenaca, 15, Shows Talent, Entrepreneurship Skills
NEWS

Asenaca, 15, Shows Talent, Entrepreneurship Skills

  Asenaca Kaukimoala is helping her parents earning extra money thanks to a church member who taught her during...

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