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Contributions from rural women is important: Vuniwaqa

July 23, 2018 3:05 am

Contributions from rural women are important to the well-being of families, communities and the economy.

Minister for Women and Children, Mereseini Vuniwaqa says this is also vital in achieving Governments Sustainable Development Goals.

Vuniwaqa says the key target is to provide opportunities to these women in order to increase their active participation and enhance their livelihood through an added platform.

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She adds the positive support of men in their lives and the Vanua is critical if women were to realize their full potential.

Meanwhile, the minister handed over four sewing machines during the visit of the REACH team at Yanuya village in Malolo for the women of Tavua and Yanuya villages.

Women were also encouraged to identify areas of need for economic empowerment and to reach out to the Ministry’s offices around the country and ask for assistance.

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