Minister for Women

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.

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...

Women’s Empowerment Allocation Up Threefold
NATION

Women’s Empowerment Allocation Up Threefold

  The budgetary allocation for women’s empowerment has increased approximately threefold over the past decade...

Vuniwaqa Praises  China For Friendship
NATION

Vuniwaqa Praises China For Friendship

Mereseini Vuniwaqa said Fiji was lucky to have friends like the Government of the People’s Republic of China that ...

Work Together, Kio Women Told
NATION

Work Together, Kio Women Told

  Women of Kioa were encouraged to work together and in tandem with the community to ensure the sustainability ...

First Barefoot College In The North
NATION

First Barefoot College In The North

The Fiji Barefoot College, which is a solar electrification training centre, has been jointly supported by the Gover...

There is More to do for Early  Education: Vuniwaqa
NATION

There is More to do for Early Education: Vuniwaqa

We have to do more for early education to prepare our pre-schoolers for those years that follow in primary school, s...

Vuniwaqa Tells Kids Why Education is Vital
NATION

Vuniwaqa Tells Kids Why Education is Vital

Young children were remind­ed yesterday about the im­portance of having a proper education because it can prepare ...

Step Up On Gender Equality: Vuniwaqa
NATION

Step Up On Gender Equality: Vuniwaqa

  Women need to step up in order for nations like Fiji to achieve gender equality. That was the advice from the...

Women Need Information, Tools  To Build Business: Vuniwaqa
NATION

Women Need Information, Tools To Build Business: Vuniwaqa

A lack of necessary information and tools needed for running a businesses is a hurdle budding women entrepreneurs fa...

LIFE OF A PEACEKEEPER’S WIFE
NATION

LIFE OF A PEACEKEEPER’S WIFE

I would like to thank the organizing committee for this unique opportunity to speak on an aspect of peacekeeping tha...

Low Crowd Turnout For Assistance
NATION

Low Crowd Turnout For Assistance

Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa was surprised by the low turnout of people t...

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