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ANALYSIS: By Professor Katie Pickles 125 years ago today Aotearoa New Zealand became the first country in the world to grant all women the right...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Former New Zealand prime minister Helen Clark is the new patron for the National Council of Women and she shared her...

By Nasik Swami in Suva Fiji might see its first woman prime minister after this year's general election, predicts New Zealand-based political sociologist Professor Steven...

By Sheany in Jakarta The National Commission on Violence Against Women, or Komnas Perempuan, has called on the government to do more to protect women's...

By Rizki Halim in Yogyakarta Dozens of women held a rally at the Zero Kilometre point in Indonesia's Central Java city of Yogyakarta to commemorate...

By Rieka Rahadiana and Yudith Ho in Jakarta Indonesia is set to lose its first and only female constitutional justice, whose term is up...

By Mereoni Mili in Bonn, Germany It is important that women and girls remain in the centre of climate solutions. These were the words of Fiji's...

OPINION: By Willie Jackson Never before has Labour come from 23 percent to be neck and neck with National. Jacinda has touched people and made...

ANALYSIS: By Dr Michael Leach in Dili Twenty-one parties will contest 65 parliamentary seats and decide who governs Timor-Leste in national elections this Saturday. In a...

In this University of the South Pacific's student journalist documentary broadcast on Radio Pasifik, Wansolwara’s Elizabeth Osifelo investigates the issue of women participating in...

COMMENT: By Sharon Bhagwan Rolls in New York Pacific -- and global -- feminists are facing challenging times this week in New York with efforts...

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...