Markets for Change Vanuatu


A snapshot of UN Women’s Markets for Change project in Vanuatu delivered by the Fiji Multi-Country Office. Funded largely by the Australian Government, the project works with three major markets in Vanuatu, as well as five ring road markets in Shefa Province. The project also works in 12 other sites in Fiji and Vanuatu, to help ensure they are safe, inclusive and non-discriminatory. Markets are an essential source of income for many Vanuatu households and women make up the majority of market vendors; despite this women are not usually involved in the decision-making processes that shape their workplaces.

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Geographic coverage: Vanuatu
Subject areas: Economic empowerment
Resource type(s): Briefs
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