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Youths from Ngossi and Tasahe who attended the workshop with their certificate at the closing on ThursdayYouths from Ngossi and Tasahe who attended the workshop with their certificate at the closing on Thursday

YOUTHS have a role to play in reducing gender base violence (GBV) in the country, says Nairy Alamu of Family Support Centre (FSC).

Ms Alamu said this was because educating youths on the issue will help address the problem currently faced by women and girls in the country.

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Category: Women & Youth

Youth at Work participants during an orientation of the programYouth at Work participants during an orientation of the program

SOLOMON Islands Chamber of Commerce (SICCI) together with Youth at Work program held a preliminary gathering with company employers and human resource officers last week.

The idea was to have an insight on the apprentice training which gives youth’s the opportunity to learn skills and work ethics.

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Category: Women & Youth

Program Manager, Ms Sandra Bartlett addressing the youths during one of the trainings Program Manager, Ms Sandra Bartlett addressing the youths during one of the trainings

HAVING completed the secondary level of education in the country many young people often thought that this is the end of their achievement in life without alternative opportunity to continue in securing employment.

The Youth at Work initiative has brought a positive opportunity for heartfelt eagerness of young people known as ‘Masta Luis’ to continue in striving and committed for an employment.

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Category: Women & Youth

Hon Maryan Street, Minister of Health Charles Sigoto, Julieanne Wickham and Dr. Cam Calder at the Honiara report launchHon Maryan Street, Minister of Health Charles Sigoto, Julieanne Wickham and Dr. Cam Calder at the Honiara report launch

THE RECENT Launched youth report on ‘Pacific Youth: Their rights, our future last week and its recommendations in the report can be a resource for pacific countries like Solomon Islands in addressing adolescent issues.

Minister of Health and Medical services, Charles Sigoto presenting a key note during the launching on Tuesday states the report will act as a catalyst for a constructive dialogue on sexual and reproductive health of adolescents in the country.

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Category: Women & Youth

Women and Children who took the streets to celebrate women's day in HoniaraWomen and Children who took the streets to celebrate women's day in Honiara

The criminal law in Solomon Islands does no favors to women or a victim of any gender based offences says Judge Justice Stephen Pallaras.

Justice Pallaras was speaking at the National Women’s Day celebration this week at National Museum grounds.

“My background is as a lawyer and a judge – specifically in the area of criminal law. I have been in practice for 38 years. I’m not particularly qualified to talk about Solomon Islands women and issues relating to health, family affairs, women’s development, education or the participation of women in the economy to increase their economic status. And so I won’t. Others probably will.”

I do know a little bit however about the role that the criminal law plays in the life of our citizens and particularly in the lives of our women.

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Category: Women & Youth

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