Minister for Women

Japan Hands Over New Bus For Golden Age Residents
NEWS

Japan Hands Over New Bus For Golden Age Residents

In his address, Mr Kenichiro said the bus handover was part of the project implemented under the Government of Japan...

Shelters, Triggers And Male Victims Discussed At Training
NEWS

Shelters, Triggers And Male Victims Discussed At Training

Transcend Oceania Director Adi Vasulevu Merewalesi Levu said the training was the first for the western division, ai...

Minister Akbar Praises DPP
NEWS

Minister Akbar Praises DPP

Ms Akbar said the appeal by the DPP is the kind of action needed to protect children as such crimes cannot be treate...

Programme Assists Over 9000 Families
NEWS

Programme Assists Over 9000 Families

Applications for Care and Protection Allowance can be lodged at the nearest welfare office. Applicants would be requ...

 Solutions To Domestic Violence Important: Minister Rosy Akbar
NEWS

 Solutions To Domestic Violence Important: Minister Rosy Akbar

“I believe there are good men who will teach their son’s to be gentle­men. Men can be ambassadors to domestic v...

Al-Hamd Opens Sixth Shop, Eyes Seventh Outlet In Nakasi
Business

Al-Hamd Opens Sixth Shop, Eyes Seventh Outlet In Nakasi

Managing director, Ashfaaq Khan said the business growth was a reflection of the country’s economic recovery.

Lack Of Care For Elderly, A Sign  Family Values Have Degraded
NATION

Lack Of Care For Elderly, A Sign Family Values Have Degraded

“But fear not, the ministry will look after you, they will take care of you. We are one big family.”

 Social Pension Scheme Assists More Than 45,134 Senior Citizens
NEWS

 Social Pension Scheme Assists More Than 45,134 Senior Citizens

Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Rosy Akbar said that the Social Pension Scheme provides allowa...

Increase In Domestic Violence Helpline Calls
NEWS

Increase In Domestic Violence Helpline Calls

Ms Akbar said there was an increase in domestic violence cases post-COVID lockdowns from 149 in August, 2020 to 817 ...

‘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,

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...

Women Empowerment In Rural Can Foster Economic Growth: Bhatnagar
NEWS

Women Empowerment In Rural Can Foster Economic Growth: Bhatnagar

“It goes without saying, that when a family is suffering, the burden to fix everything is the hardest felt by wome...

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.

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