Republic of the Marshall Islands

 Photo: UN Women/Kanchi Hosia
A female trainer at the Canoe of the Marshall Islands building project using a tool called "Jeltok" to shape the log with her male colleague. Photo: UN Women/Kanchi Hosia


Republic of the Marshall 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 Republic of the Marshall Islands and UN Women’s work there.