What works to empower adolescent girls? Pacific Girl partners to share emerging good practice

More than 50 adolescent girls and young women and Pacific development practitioners this week will be validating promising practice and lessons learned through the Pacific’s only regional programme focused on adolescent girls – Pacific Girl. The Pacific…

New project launched to empower youth not engaged in education, employment or training in the Solomon Islands

Honiara, Solomon Islands – Today, the Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs (MWYCFA) and the Pacific Community (SPC) launched a three-year pilot project in the Solomon Islands which gives an exciting opportunity for 40 young people to re-…

Government initiatives to be supported for women and children in Vanuatu

The Direct Grant Support to Vanuatu writeshop has assisted four departments from the Government of Vanuatu to write more effective proposals to access gender equality grants, hosted by the Pacific Women Lead (PWL) at the Pacific Community (SPC)…

Establishing relationships and breaking ground for Pacific Women Lead at the Pacific Community’s Direct Support to Vanuatu

By Vilimaina Naqelevuki – PWL at SPC   “We greatly value partnerships, especially our partnership with  the Pacific Community (SPC) and we look forward to strengthening this further as we’re looking to implement a number of activities and one of those is…

Granting a voice to diverse SOGIESC communities: Tonga Leitis Association leads law reform efforts for inclusive justice

By Josephine Kalsuak and Kalpana Prasad   In a world where stigma and discrimination persist, supporting individuals with diverse sexual orientations remains far from the norm. However, breaking the barriers of prejudice, the Pacific Community's (SPC)…

Embrace Pacific diversity, promote intercultural dialogue

In 2002, May 21 was declared as the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development by the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).

Closing remarks by Mereseini Rakuita, Principal Strategic Lead – Pacific Women and Girls, SPC, at the Pacific Prevention Summit 2023

Preventing violence against women and girls: A message of hope

Intergenerational Solidarity in Practice: “Shifting the power” with diverse youth

In the face of climate change, between the slow-onset impacts and intensifying natural disasters, a feminist coalition is making waves of change in an effort to leave no one behind. As this year’s theme for International Youth Day, Intergenerational…

'Positive Sei’ bringing hope to homes on the airwaves

Tonga was still picking up the pieces after the Hunga volcanic eruption and tsunami waves when the pandemic reached its shores. The volcano’s ashfall had damaged roads, polluted water and destroyed crops. The tsunami waves battered homes and strewn…

Leaders urged to keep culture a development priority

Pacific Island leaders gathered in Suva, Fiji this week to mark the opening of the Na Wekaqu Noqu iYau (My Relationships are my Heritage and Wealth) Multimedia Exhibition and launch of the Pacific Regional Culture Strategy 2022-2032.
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