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Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Advocacy groups have called on children and young people to defeat the "ultimate supervillain" – silence – to help end violence...

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,...

By Jessica Marshall in Auckland The Solomon Islands faces a “time bomb” with a youth unemployment rate of 82 percent and New Zealand needs to...

The Papua New Guinean government has been working tirelessly to clean up its capital city in preparation for APEC, instead of attending to serious...

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...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk To mark International Women’s Day tomorrow, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is publishing a report entitled “Women’s rights: Forbidden subject” which sheds...

By Staycey Yalo in Port Moresby The final autopsy report on Post-Courier journalist Rosalyn Albaniel Evara, handed to the Papua New Guinean Coroner’s Court last...

ANALYSIS: By Scott Waide in Lae, Papua New Guinea In the early hours of October 23, 2017, a woman in her late 40s was dragged...

The Family, Sexual, Violence Actions office in Port Moresby has condemned news of women being violently abused in Papua New Guinea with manager Ruth...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Papua New Guinea's National Capital District Governor Powes Parkop sought a court order to stop the burial of a journalist until...

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...

The track 'Dangerous' ... a video clip about climate change highlights second anniversary of  Tropical Cyclone Pam next week. Video: DropVkal Family DropVkal Family, a...

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...

ANALYSIS: By Dan McGarry Justice Richard Chetwynd acquitted the three men accused of intentional assault on Florence Lengkon on Friday, accepting the defence’s submission that...

By Len Garae in Port Vila Vanuatu gender and human rights advocate Jenny Ligo has called on the Minister of Justice to "revisit resources" made...

Outcomes of a regional Pacific meeting addressing violence against women and girls concluded with strategic steps and an urgent work plan to address the...

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...

By Julie Cleaver In Fiji, the number of reported domestic violence cases has increased. Police say in the first quarter of this year, it registered...

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

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...