Minister for Women

Vuniwaqa Tells Kids Why Education is Vital
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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
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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
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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
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Low Crowd Turnout For Assistance

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

4000 Plus For Homes-CARE Help
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4000 Plus For Homes-CARE Help

Police officers deployed to oversee crowd, road cones were also put up to ease the flow of traffic   More than ...

Don’t Listen To Fake News, Urges Vuniwaqa
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Don’t Listen To Fake News, Urges Vuniwaqa

Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa has urged Fijians not to listen or believe a...

Ovalau Hosts First Family Caregivers Training For Lomaiviti Group
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Ovalau Hosts First Family Caregivers Training For Lomaiviti Group

To provide a much needed service to the vulnerable in society without being paid or recognised as part of the labour...

Homes Care Payout Totals $7.1M
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Homes Care Payout Totals $7.1M

The Fiji Government commit­ted a staggering $7,125,200 and issued 5387 Homes CARE assistance cards over the past th...

Skills Training For Rural, Maritime Women
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Skills Training For Rural, Maritime Women

  The Ministry for Women hosted close to 30 women from around the rural and maritime areas in Fiji to a three-d...

Objectional Photos  Uproar
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Objectional Photos Uproar

There is uproar from the authorities, from a Cabinet minister, the Director of Fiji Human Rights Commission, NGOs an...

Law Repeals ‘Hallmark Of Govt’
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Law Repeals ‘Hallmark Of Govt’

A Cabinet minister has paid tribute to the Government’s push to repeal discriminatory laws and legislate the empow...

Vuniwaqa: Support Online, Sex Offenders Bills
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Vuniwaqa: Support Online, Sex Offenders Bills

  Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa has called on Parliament to support t...

Vuniwaqa: No Link Between  Poverty And Gender Violence
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Vuniwaqa: No Link Between Poverty And Gender Violence

Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa has reiterated that gender violence is not r...

Gender, Child Violence Warning
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Gender, Child Violence Warning

Minister for Women, Children and Pover­ty Alleviation Mer­eseini Vuniwaqa encouraged villagers of Votua in Lekutu,...

Call To Recognise Advocacy Movements
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Call To Recognise Advocacy Movements

Vuniwaqa confident that the forum will be instrumental in generating innovative ideas and approaches to better deliv...

Vuniwaqa  Delivers Status Of Our Nation’s  Women In  New York
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Vuniwaqa Delivers Status Of Our Nation’s Women In New York

  Women living with disabilities have an allowance to cater for their needs, says Mereseini Vuniwaqa. This stat...

Celebrating Women All Over the world
Opinion

Celebrating Women All Over the world

On Behalf of the Fijian Government, the Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation invites all Fijians to j...

‘Fijians need to talk more of disability policies’
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‘Fijians need to talk more of disability policies’

The Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa, said the topic of disabled persons in ...

Minister Defends Ministry, Clears Air On Welfare Benefit Scheme, budget allocation
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Minister Defends Ministry, Clears Air On Welfare Benefit Scheme, budget allocation

The Minister for Women, Social Welfare and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa defended her line ministry program...

Vuniwaqa: Leaders must protect those who can’t stand alone
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Vuniwaqa: Leaders must protect those who can’t stand alone

Student leaders have a responsi­bility to protect those who may not be able to stand for them­selves. This was the...

Men Who Are Violent Against Women Don’t Deserve Sympathy
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Men Who Are Violent Against Women Don’t Deserve Sympathy

Mereseini Vuniwaqa says men who physically or psychologically abuse women, whether they are their wives, partners or...

Vuniwaqa Urges More Women to Stand in 2018 General Election
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Vuniwaqa Urges More Women to Stand in 2018 General Election

  The Minister for Women, Chil­dren and Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa last night urged more women to...

China hands over $40K Cheque for Disability Aid
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China hands over $40K Cheque for Disability Aid

The acting Prime Minister and Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa yesterday rec...

Shrimad Rajchandraji  Portrait Unveiled At Indian High Commission Building
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Shrimad Rajchandraji Portrait Unveiled At Indian High Commission Building

A portrait of Shrimad Rajchandraji, is now positioned at the entrance of the Indian High Commission office at the Li...

Fine Arts Display on Climate Change
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Fine Arts Display on Climate Change

  The artworks expressed the artists’ creativity and imagination on climate change, its impact and how everyo...

‘MPs To Think Beyond Ethnicity’
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‘MPs To Think Beyond Ethnicity’

Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa says it is important that MPs think beyond e...

Vuniwaqa Leads Government Delegation in Lau Talanoas
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Vuniwaqa Leads Government Delegation in Lau Talanoas

A government delegation led by the Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa, is curr...

Editorial: Let’s Talk About It, Stop Baby Abandonment
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Editorial: Let’s Talk About It, Stop Baby Abandonment

In less than a month two babies have been found abandoned in Suva. The first was found dead in Nabua more than two w...

Incapability Should Not Be A Hindrance: Vuniwaqa
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Incapability Should Not Be A Hindrance: Vuniwaqa

  Early childhood programmes are important as they directly affect the emotional, social and physical developme...

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