Cook Islands

Production of traditional medicinal oils, using special herbs and grasses found on the island.
Photo: UN Women/Sandra Tomokino Taringa


Cook Islands falls under the umbrella of UN Women’s Fiji Multi-Country Office (MCO) based in Suva.

The MCO covers 14 Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs), working to progress gender equality and women’s empowerment in the Pacific through four key programmes:

  • Women’s Economic Empowerment;
  • Ending Violence Against Women;
  • Advancing Gender Justice in the Pacific;
  • Increasing Community Resilience through Empowerment of Women to Address Climate Change and Natural Hazards Programme.

Find out more about Cook Islands and UN Women’s work there.