Ministry of Women

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...

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 ...

Speaker: Members Of Parliament  Are ‘Guardians’ Of Human Rights
NATION

Speaker: Members Of Parliament Are ‘Guardians’ Of Human Rights

Members of Parliament are guardians of human rights by virtue of their essential and oversight responsibilities to e...

We’re Here To Help, Says Ps In Latest Baby Find
NATION

We’re Here To Help, Says Ps In Latest Baby Find

The Ministry of Women, Chil­dren and Poverty Alleviation Permanent Secretary Dr Jo­sefa Koroivueta has urged mothe...

335 Evacuees Safe In  Eight Centres In Naitasiri
NATION

335 Evacuees Safe In Eight Centres In Naitasiri

Government teams made sure that the people were safe and there were no emergencies or casualties reported from their...

Vuniwaqa: Leave no women behind
NATION

Vuniwaqa: Leave no women behind

As countries strive towards a net-zero emission world and with the emergence of excit­ing new and innovative techno...

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...

Vuniwaqa Heads Delegation To Meeting With Experts On Women’s Rights
NATION

Vuniwaqa Heads Delegation To Meeting With Experts On Women’s Rights

The Minister for Women, Children and, Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa is heading an eight-member delegation ...

Women To Learn Bamboo Craft From Chinese Experts
NEWS

Women To Learn Bamboo Craft From Chinese Experts

In an effort to teach women to become self-sufficient and independent, the Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty A...

827 Registered In First Two Days Of Free Medicine drive
NATION

827 Registered In First Two Days Of Free Medicine drive

Over 827 people have registered in the last two days of Government’s Free Medicine Programme at Nausori on Monday ...

Bhatnagar Assists Navusolo’s Family With A Water Tank
NATION

Bhatnagar Assists Navusolo’s Family With A Water Tank

Assistant Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Veena Bhatnagar while donating a water tank to a Laut...

Family Thanks Ministry For Water Tank
NATION

Family Thanks Ministry For Water Tank

A family of 15 people have acknowledged the assistance provided to them by the Ministry of Women, Children and Pover...

MP Bhatnagar Hands Over Wheelchair For Kumar Family
NATION

MP Bhatnagar Hands Over Wheelchair For Kumar Family

A wheelchair was presented on Saturday to the family of a 10-year-old disabled girl at the Fiji National Council for...

WHAT BUDGET MEANS TO YOU-‘Govt Emphasis On Vulnerable Is Pleasing’
NATION

WHAT BUDGET MEANS TO YOU-‘Govt Emphasis On Vulnerable Is Pleasing’

Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation was allocated a total of $113.4 million in the 2017-2018 Nationa...

Lau Women For Expo Return
SUNBIZ

Lau Women For Expo Return

The MV Brianna left on Monday to Southern Lau taking back the 12 women from the islands who participated at the 2017...

Minister Highlights Child Abuse Records
NATION

Minister Highlights Child Abuse Records

The Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation has recorded 787 child abuse cases from August 2016 to April...

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