Rosy Akbar

Golden Age Home Facelift In Final Stages
NATION

Golden Age Home Facelift In Final Stages

The construction phase of the upgrade of the Golden Age Home in Labasa is in its final stages with minor works remai...

Young People Rewarded For Initiative And Service To Others
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Young People Rewarded For Initiative And Service To Others

Every child is an ideal example of brilliance and marvel. Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Rosy...

Rosy Akbar: Worrying Statistics Concerning The 4,860-plus Children Who Have Suffered Abused Over A Three Period
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Rosy Akbar: Worrying Statistics Concerning The 4,860-plus Children Who Have Suffered Abused Over A Three Period

“We know that parental neglect and abuse can have negative effects on a child’s psychological well-being and ult...

79 Caregivers Graduate From Academy
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79 Caregivers Graduate From Academy

Ministry for Women, Chil­dren and Poverty Allevia­tion, Rosy Akbar officiated at the Prestige Caregivers Acad­emy...

Government Spends  $972m Yearly
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Government Spends $972m Yearly

“Previously, we used to have a welfare to workfare programme. Unfortunately, that has been stopped but we do hope ...

Makoi Women’s Vocational Training Centre Graduate 56
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Makoi Women’s Vocational Training Centre Graduate 56

The centre graduated batch 33 with a total of 56 women, who had completed courses in sewing, cooking and pastry.

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...

Grants Not Freebie, Says Akbar Who Condemns Violence Against Women
NEWS

Grants Not Freebie, Says Akbar Who Condemns Violence Against Women

The grant, she said, was for women to better their lives by implementing income-oriented projects.

Minister Akbar To Public: Don’t Ignore Social Ills Around You
NEWS

Minister Akbar To Public: Don’t Ignore Social Ills Around You

The minister said this during the launch of a gender equality booklet yesterday

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...

Lockdown for Golden Age Home
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Lockdown for Golden Age Home

Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Rosy Akbar, said they were still awaiting a final report on th...

 Solutions To Domestic Violence Important: Minister Rosy Akbar
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 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...

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.”

Despite Cancer Diagnosis You Are Still You: Akbar
NATION

Despite Cancer Diagnosis You Are Still You: Akbar

“My experience with the health ministry and the data that we see every year, every month is alarming and shocking;...

Minister Praises New Business, Says Fiji On Right Track To Recovery
NATION

Minister Praises New Business, Says Fiji On Right Track To Recovery

Abdul Ahad, who invested a total of $25,000 in the restaurant, was commended by the minister as he had set an exampl...

‘My Ministry Will Assist’: Akbar
NATION

‘My Ministry Will Assist’: Akbar

76 year old Bari, thanked Minister Akbar for her timely visit. "Her visit brings relief to our family, we have reque...

 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...

$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...

Increase In Domestic Violence Helpline Calls
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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 ...

PM Bainimarama Announces Cabinet Reshuffle
Politics

PM Bainimarama Announces Cabinet Reshuffle

The Honourable Rosy Akbar will reassume the portfolio of Women, Children, and Poverty Alleviation, a role she held f...

Irresponsible Reporting Puts Fijian Lives At Risk- Minister Akbar
NATION

Irresponsible Reporting Puts Fijian Lives At Risk- Minister Akbar

Minister Akbar once again reassured parents that there will be no face to face examinations until the COVID threat h...

COVID-19: Term 1 School Holidays To Begin Tomorrow
NATION

COVID-19: Term 1 School Holidays To Begin Tomorrow

More details of this will be announced by the Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama during the press conference at 3pm t...

Akbar Praises Student Help
NATION

Akbar Praises Student Help

62 FNU students received $75 while four students were awarded FNU-funded scholarships to complete their studies this...

FNU Students Association Will Award 18 Scholarships Today
NATION

FNU Students Association Will Award 18 Scholarships Today

He said the funding came directly from the levies the association collects from students that were part of their sch...

Minister Orders Staff Audit On FNU
NATION

Minister Orders Staff Audit On FNU

Ms Akbar said: “I have tasked your Vice Chancellor to carry out a staff audit and in the next six months he will g...

More RKS Woe: 20 Students Expelled From Boarding
NEWS

More RKS Woe: 20 Students Expelled From Boarding

Ms Jokhan said: “It is hard to gather information at the moment because it is a Sunday.”

Viral Video Of Students Being Rowdy In KBL Bus
NEWS

Viral Video Of Students Being Rowdy In KBL Bus

“School heads need to step up in monitoring student’s behaviour because we are looking into establishing steps t...

Parent Claims Child Was Stabbed By Pencil
NEWS

Parent Claims Child Was Stabbed By Pencil

“The school had called me around 9.57am, informing me that my son, Prajval was bleeding with pencil holes which tw...

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