Development

Video: FIRST EVER NATIONAL FEMINIST FORUM SUCCESSFULLY HELD

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THE First Ever National Feminist Forum for Solomon Islands was successfully held at the holy cross hall in Honiara. The inaugural event was organized by the Solomon National Feminist Working Group from Monday 5th to...

Passion in Landscaping: Mother of 5 Enjoys Career as Gardener and Cleaner

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BY JOY OFASIA Madalyn Flora is a gardener and cleaner at the Doma Cove Home Stay located in the Northwest Guadalcanal region. As a single mother to five children, it is her passion in doing landscaping. Her...

Australia Government Pleased to Support Oxfam Safe Families Program

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BY JOY OFASIA THE Australian Government is pleased to support the Oxfam Safe Families program as one of the largest donors for gender equality initiatives in the Solomon Islands. This was highlighted by the Acting High...

Manning the MAL Livestock Office Gizo

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Ms Telemahau Shares Experience BY LIVETT MYRNE COMFORT Margaret Telemahau, 27, is a new livestock officer in the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) based at Gizo. She’s enthusiastic about her job since graduating from SINU two...

Women Encouraged to Join the Maritime Sector

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BY JOY OFASIA PRESIDENT of the Solomon Islands Women in Maritime Association, Cathy Nori is encouraging more women to join the Maritime sector as the country commemorates the annual International Day of the Seafarer in...

Historic Meeting for Western Provincial Council of Women to validate Constitution and Strategy

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GIZO, Solomon Islands - Twenty-four ward leaders from the Western Provincial Council of Women (WPCW) are gathered in Gizo for a five-day meeting to validate two crucial documents that will guide the future of...

Women in Media Solomon Islands Takes Off

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BY IAN KAUKUI A new women’s organization was established in Solomon Islands. The organization is called the Women in Media Solomon Islands or ‘WIMSI’ for short. The composition of this body comprise of all women working...

Rise Despite Adversities and Challenges

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BY CHRIS ALEX ‘Rise despite adversities and challenges’ would best describe 37-year-old Stella Munamua who made her way to becoming the manageress of the ABM Medico Logistics private lab, despite years of being a housewife...

Minister Tala Opened Gold Ridge Womens’ Shop

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THE Guadalcanal Provincial Government’s provincial Minister for Women, Youth and Sports opened the Gold Ridge Women Association shop yesterday. Situated at the Gold Ridge Mine Site, the retail shop is registered and trading under business...

Female Mechanic Overcomes Challenges in Male-Dominant Industry

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BY JOY OFASIA A third-year lines mechanic, Lisa Warakohia of Malaita province, took her passion for electrical maintenance and repairs and turned it into a career in a high-demand professional trade with Solomon Power. “Why I...