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The women's march in Jakarta. Video: UNANews By Katharina R. Lestari in Jakarta More than 1000 Indonesian women took to the streets of Jakarta this week...

By Patty Pasion in Manila Victims of horrifying acts of torture during Martial Law in the Philippines have recounted their painful experiences before Chief Justice...

By Charles Yapumi in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea’s oil and gas giant, Oil Search, plans to continue investing money into supporting national developmental challenges. Managing...

Special Correspondent in Jakarta The Indonesian government’s response in the wake of a spate of rape and murder of young women and children this year...

A regional media forum in Fiji has heard the fear of retribution is a barrier to reporting human rights stories in the Pacific, Radio...

By Felix Chaudhary in Nadi Women and girls' news and issues make up only 24 percent of all reports in print, radio and television media. This...

The Dokhtar Forooshi song Sonita - "Brides for Sale". Stop press: A visa has been subsequently granted to the Iranian filmmker Amnesty International has criticised the...

By TJ Aumua Six of the Auckland participants who attended the UN Commission of the Status of Women held in New York in March have...

OPINION: By Imrana Jalal in Suva The Pacific Islands conjure up images of paradise: white sand beaches, transparent sparkling aquamarine seas, and happy smiling islanders. But...

By a Vanuatu Daily Digest correspondent in Port Vila In an outpouring of popular protest, several hundred women, men and children marched in Port Vila...

Samoa’s Rugby Union is encouraging more of its country’s women to participate in rugby. Sport administrators and gender equality advocates are seeing greater participation...

Women in Vanuatu’s capital have banned together to call for an end to violence against women. The Vanuatu Daily Post reported that a  "Stop violence...

Women have been facing health and security issues since last month’s disaster, reports Ami Dhabuwala of Asia-Pacific Journalism. While the world was busy celebrating Women’s...

By Susan Epskamp ​The Veiqia Project Exhibition is now open at Auckland University of Technology’s St Paul St Gallery Three as a result of the...

Workers in the West Java provincial capital of Bandung from the Indonesian Trade Union Congress Alliance (KASBI) protested at the city hall this week...

An International Women's Day message by Holly Miller. I’m writing this from Fiji, where a 30-day State of Emergency continues following Tropical Cyclone Winston, which...

By Diedre Fanene in Apia Ali’imalemanu Alofa Tuuau is a proud Samoan woman. She is the only new female representative in Samoa's Parliament, having secured...

“Respect”, as Father Walter Lini famously said, “is honourable”. But despite the enormous social, economic and cultural contributions they make every day, Vanuatu’s women are rarely given the respect they deserve;...

In a report to be released today on International Women’s Day, the Gender Council of the International Federation of Journalists highlights high levels of...

By Eva Cox There was a 1970s badge that declared: Women who want equality with men lack ambition. This statement neatly sums up the broad intentions of...

For the first time in five years, WWW4Peace (Women Walk and Work for Peace), has extended the Peace Walk and celebration of International Women's...

By Rita Narayan Vanuatu's record on women's rights will be scrutinised by a United Nations committee in Geneva from tomorrow. The committee will review the country's...