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Landowner women and mothers have protested over plans to reopen the Panguna mine on Bougainville in Papua New Guinea. They demonstrated in Arawa in central...

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...

Dr Teresia Teaiwa featured in a Tagata Pasifika video when winning the Manukau Institute of Technology Pacific Education Award prize at the SunPix Pacific...

An EMTV report calling for a "breakthrough" in education for girls in Papua New Guinea. Young Papua New Guinean women and girls must be encouraged...

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...

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...

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...

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...

By TJ Aumua The kidnapping and attack on a local Vanuatu female tourism manager, Florence Lengkon, has stirred strong criticism of violence against women in...

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...