Ministry of Women

Josateki Tabaka, 90, Gets Prostate Screening, Widow, 58, Makes Health A Priority
FIJI NEWS, NATION, NEWS

Josateki Tabaka, 90, Gets Prostate Screening, Widow, 58, Makes Health A Priority

 At 90 years old, Jo­sateki Tabaka still makes use of free health checkups near his place of Kuku in Nausori.

REACH Mission Concludes On A High Note
NATION, NEWS

REACH Mission Concludes On A High Note

People on the island of Rotuma made use of 24 Government and non-government ser­vices offered in the past two weeks...

Social Welfare Worker Says Child Eating Noodles Often Is Negligence
NATION

Social Welfare Worker Says Child Eating Noodles Often Is Negligence

Children eating noodles five days a week is considered child negligence, says Senior Welfare Officer, Sevanaia Tuiwasa.

16 Ono-i-Lau Women  Graduate at Training Centre
NEWS

16 Ono-i-Lau Women  Graduate at Training Centre

For the 49-year-old mother of four and grandmother of four, weaving mats and making use of the available resources o...

Early Christmas Party At The Home
NEWS

Early Christmas Party At The Home

“I am, especially pleased with the 100 per cent vaccination coverage of residents in this home. It was indeed a co...

Chinese Women Donate $85K Of Supplies To Ministry Of Women
NEWS

Chinese Women Donate $85K Of Supplies To Ministry Of Women

Mr Qian said in China, there was a popular saying about women and that was women hold up half of the sky which meant...

$4m Project For Elderly Citizens Nears Completion
NEWS

$4m Project For Elderly Citizens Nears Completion

The upgraded facility will essentially have a 40-bed capacity and is designed to have 20 male and 20 female resident...

Fire Victim Refuses Accommodation At HART
FIJI NEWS, NEWS

Fire Victim Refuses Accommodation At HART

The Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Honorable Rosy Akbar today assured that Ms. Anita Devi who...

Top Up For 3 Welfare Assistance Schemes
NEWS

Top Up For 3 Welfare Assistance Schemes

The Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa was speaking during the launch of the Wo...

Take Care Of Your Mental Health During The COVID-19 Pandemic
Feature

Take Care Of Your Mental Health During The COVID-19 Pandemic

According to Fiji National University, Head of School of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor Dr Odille Chang, the ...

Abandoned Loved Ones End Up At Senior Citizens Home
Feature

Abandoned Loved Ones End Up At Senior Citizens Home

“People bring their relatives to the Colonial War Memorial Hospital or even to St Giles and leave them there, with...

‘Begging is Better Than Stealing’
NATION

‘Begging is Better Than Stealing’

“I am collecting money to buy wood so I can patch up the floor in my house,” she said as she watched someone dro...

Fiji Budget 2019: Fijians Getting Assistance
Budget 2019

Fiji Budget 2019: Fijians Getting Assistance

...the biggest challenge the ministry encounters is the lack of support from the families and communities to suppo...

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.

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...

Nursing Students To Get Experience At State Homes
NEWS

Nursing Students To Get Experience At State Homes

Permanent Secretary Jennifer Poole said students would receive placement at either of the ministry’s three state h...

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.

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...

Notable Drop In Number Of Teenage Pregnancies, Says Koroivueta
NATION

Notable Drop In Number Of Teenage Pregnancies, Says Koroivueta

  There has been a decline in the total cases of teenage pregnancies recorded in 2018 when compared to 2017. Th...

Push To Raise Number Of Women Construction Workers
NATION

Push To Raise Number Of Women Construction Workers

In recent years there has been a nationwide push to increase the number of female construction workers in Fiji. Habi...

Unsupervised Kids ‘Drink Kerosene, Ingest Chemicals
NATION

Unsupervised Kids ‘Drink Kerosene, Ingest Chemicals

Parents and guardians have been warned about the consequences of leav­ing children unsupervised. The warning came f...

Three Senior Homes Renamed Golden Age Home
NATION

Three Senior Homes Renamed Golden Age Home

  The three senior citizen nursing homes looked after by the Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviatio...

Staff Train To Change Mindset, Belief System
NATION

Staff Train To Change Mindset, Belief System

The bid to nurture a society that is free from discrimi­nation and violence was the core message at a training sess...

Devotees Reminded On Lessons From Hindu Festival
NATION

Devotees Reminded On Lessons From Hindu Festival

Hindu devotees have been re­minded about the lessons learned from the Krishna Janmashtmi Festival. This was relayed...

Viani Declared Violence Free Community
NATION

Viani Declared Violence Free Community

Government has a ‘Zero Tol­erance Policy’ towards vio­lence against women and children in Fiji. These were the...

Loloma Project Caters For City’s Homeless
NEWS

Loloma Project Caters For City’s Homeless

It was an emotional and unforgettable Father’s Day for Marika Luvu yesterday. The 65-year-old was woken by the Min...

Yasawa Villagers Praise Touring Gov’t Team
NATION

Yasawa Villagers Praise Touring Gov’t Team

It might be a small token of appre­ciation or maybe a thank you that’s been motivating a 16-member Gov­ernment d...

PS: Rise In Sex Crimes, Child  Abuse Haunt Stakeholders
NATION

PS: Rise In Sex Crimes, Child Abuse Haunt Stakeholders

  The Recent rape data and child abuse statistics released by the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution ...

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