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Take five: “Addressing gender and protection issues in humanitarian action is lifesaving and planning and budgeting needs to reflect that”

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Nimarta Khuman, a Gender and Protection Advisor, explains what it means to incorporate gender and protection in humanitarian action and why it’s important.

Improving support for women and girl survivors of sexual and gender-based violence

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.

Consultation to Shape New Programme on Women’s Resilience to Disasters

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Recognising the strength and innovation of women, and harnessing existing initiatives through lessons learned in the face of a changing climate and in the aftermath of disasters is vital to women’s resilience building.

REACHing out for rights and services

Thursday, July 11, 2019

An unexpected visit sparked a glimmer of hope during a dark time in Arihi’s life. She is now an empowered survivor of domestic violence who now knows her rights and how to access financial and legal services.

Tongan youth-led solutions to reduce violence against women and girls

Monday, July 1, 2019

The new ‘Front Row Against Violence’ project led by Talitha Project in partnership with UN Women will target youth and sports to ensure girls in Tonga are empowered, have equal access to opportunities, and live free from all forms of violence. The Talitha Project partnership with UN Women Fiji Multi-Country Office (MCO) is supported by the EUR19.5million Pacific Partnership to End Violence Against Women and Girls programme funded by the European Union (EUR12.7m) and Australian Government (EUR6.2m) with support from UN Women (EUR0.6m).

Sports Media Workshop Results in 14 Participants Being Awarded Pacific Games Media Internships

Friday, June 28, 2019

This week Samoan journalism students have been awarded internships with major media outlets covering the Samoa 2019 Pacific Games, as a result of the Equal Playing Field; Reporting for Women and Sport workshop.

An #EqualPlayingField for Women and Sport Planned for Samoa 2019 Pacific Games

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

More than twenty journalists, journalism students and athletes are sharing media reporting good practice and social media ideas to further improve coverage of women champion athletes during the Samoa 2019 Pacific Games.

President to launch the Strengthening Peaceful Village project to support safer homes and villages free from domestic violence

Friday, June 21, 2019

More than 90 people living in villages in South Tarawa are taking the lead to promote gender equality and to ensure safe and peaceful families and homes.

Kiribati launch of the new Pacific Partnership to End Violence Against Women and Girls

Friday, June 21, 2019

The new Pacific Partnership to End Violence Against Women and Girls (Pacific Partnership) programme was launched nationally in Tarawa today by the President of the Republic of Kiribati, His Excellency Taneti Maamau.

REACH Project, much-needed for Samoa

Thursday, June 13, 2019

The Rights, Empowerment and Cohesion, or REACH project, has been identified as much-needed for Samoa due to its high rural population, which was reported at about 81 per cent of the total population in 2016, according to the World Bank.

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