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Friday, August 23, 2019
Good news for market vendors and market goers in Gizo, Western Province, Solomon Islands: Today, the Australian Government is celebrating the grand official opening of the Gizo Market with the Western Provincial Government and the Gizo Market Vendors Association (GMVA).
Monday, July 29, 2019
Support for women and girl survivors of sexual and gender-based violence continues to improve as SAFENET Referral Network (SAFENET member numbers continue to increase.
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Notice anything different at the Central Market lately? Thanks to a joint effort between the Honiara City Council and the Honiara Central Market Vendors Association, market vendors are now enjoying a cleaner and a healthy working environment as a result of the facelift that the market has received as part of the refurbishment work, supported by UN Women Markets for Change Project to the Honiara City Council (HCC).
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
About 80 service providers from Malaita, Isabel, Temotu, Western and other provinces are gathering in Honiara to find ways to further improve support for women and girl victims of sexual and gender-based violence.
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
The people of Temotu, Isabel, Malaita and Western Provinces have welcomed the SAFENET approach to improving services and support for women and girl victims of sexual and gender-based violence.
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
The new Pacific Partnership to End Violence Against Women and Girls (Pacific Partnership) programme is being launched nationally in Honiara today.
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Solomon Islands’ Family Support Centre (FSC) has just been supported with training in Honiara by the Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre and UN Women Fiji Multi-Country Office (MCO), following last year’s visit by Vanuatu Women’s Center to help FSC train its volunteer community committees.
Monday, April 1, 2019
Women and girls who are survivors of sexual and gender-based violence are benefitting from improved access to timely, coordinated and survivor-centred services from government and civil society agencies in Solomon Islands.
Friday, March 8, 2019
The list of things women shouldn’t do according to Solomon Islands’ culture is long: no wearing shorts, no lingering eye contact with men, no sitting near your brothers and no speaking up, among them. The rules are nuanced and vary by province and tribe. But overall, cultural predispositions across the country leave women without the same level of respect and representation as men.
Friday, November 2, 2018
Women and girls are often first responders in crises and, when given the opportunity, have the capacity to lead in disaster preparation, response and resilience building. A new project to strengthen this capacity through protection and gender in humanitarian response in the Solomon Islands was launched by UN Women and the Women’s Peace & Humanitarian Fund (WPHF) today. The project is implemented by the Ministry of Women...