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By Josefa Babitu The Australian government has announced an A$170 million (F$267 million) programme for the Pacific region to strengthen gender equality initiatives over the...

By Josefa Babitu A French Polynesian territorial government cabinet minister says the pandemic and climate justice have provided an opportunity to think about the progress...

ANALYSIS: By Blair Williams, Australian National University It feels like every day brings more harrowing claims of harassment, bullying and abuse of women in Australia's...

Catherine Mori is the oldest female employee in the Customs and Tax Administration in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). And she may well...

ANALYSIS: By Marcia Devlin, Victoria University Australian university leaders are nearly three times more likely to be a man than a woman. Of 37 public university...

By Grace Auka-Salmang in Port Moresby Key findings from the 2016 to 2018 Papua New Guinea Demographic and Health Survey reveals that 56 percent of...

The National editorial Hundreds walked the Sir John Guise drive on Thursday calling for justice for the brutal death of 19-year-old mother-of-two – Jenelyn Kennedy...

Athletes from the Papua New Guinea’s national team joined the peaceful "cry for justice" march in the nation's capital of Port Moresby. Video: EMTV...

Pacific Media Watch Host Sherry Zhang interviewed the director of the Pacific Media Centre, Professor David Robie, about the tragic life and death of Jenelyn...

By Koro Vaka'uta of RNZ Pacific A school workbook containing "harmful" messages is being circulated in Fiji's schools, says a local activist. Roshika Deo said her...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Hundreds of women's rights activists commemorating International Women's Day yesterday gathered near the Horse Statue monument before holding a long march...

By Pauline Mago-King Seventeen women journalists from the Asia-Pacific region gathered in the Victorian capital of Melbourne this week to work on an empowerment strategy...

New Zealand steps up campaigns through supporting non-government organisations and groups to raise awareness and groups and help support victims of domestic violence. But,...

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...