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Short land communities living in Honiara .Short land communities living in Honiara .

A MOTHER of an eight-year-old daughter with disability has thanked the Member of Parliament for Shorthand Islands Chris Laore for assisting her family with a water tank.

Monica Rioa expressed her heartfelt appreciation during an official handover of water tanks by the MP to his constituency family members in Honiara.

“I want to thank the MP, his CDO, and CPO for providing us with these water tanks as it is one of our daily needs and for me as a mother with a child living with disability,” Mrs Rioa said.

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Category: Women & Youth

Opposition Leader Machesney AleOpposition Leader Machesney Ale

STUDENTS from schools and institutions in the capital have commended the 2nd Youth Parliament 2013 debate on Climate Change Fund Bill last Friday.

Youth Leader of Opposition, Machesney Ale from Betikama Adventist secondary school said that the debate broadens their knowledge on the issue of climate change and at the same time gave them ideas on how legislation amendments were debated in the National Parliament.

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Category: Women & Youth

Leslie KwaigaLeslie Kwaiga

IT’S an international and national obligation for our government to recommend reserved seats for women in parliament.

In our modern political era, women are under-represented and our successive governments have rectified international conventions like Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) on 6 May 2002.

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Category: Women & Youth

 

A local Woman  selling her  products during the mere market organized by SIWBA.A local Woman selling her products during the mere market organized by SIWBA.

WOMEN can lead development in their communities if they are empowered and given the chance to make decisions on issues affecting their lives.

That’s according to Doris Puhahi, Manager of Tugeda Tude Fo Tumoro (TTFT), a project of Live and Learn Environmental Education Solomon Islands.

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Category: Women & Youth

A youth receives her certificate from Nairy Alamu (L) of Family Support CentreA youth receives her certificate from Nairy Alamu (L) of Family Support Centre

FAMILY Support Centre (FSC) has this week engaged youths in West Honiara to fight gender based violence in their communities.

Nairy Alamu of FSC said under a two years project funded by UN Women, the FSC will engage youths in Honiara to advance their knowledge on the cross cutting issue of violence.

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Category: Women & Youth

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