More can be done to promote women empowerment
March 7, 2019 7:27 am
More can still be done to promote women empowerment and gender development in Fiji.
Minister for Women and Children, Mereseini Vuniwaqa says a lot of work has been carried out by various local and international organizations to advance women.
Speaking at a Ministerial Forum in Lami yesterday – Vuniwaqa says the Government speaks of these initiatives at all levels.
Vuniwaqa says the forum is a place where women from different groups can discuss challenges, come up with solutions and pave the way forward.
“I see this Forum as an avenue for open dialogue and for the strengthening of partnership between all of you and my Ministry. This is where I would like to hear of the challenges and the issues that you face in your work and also what the women that you work with face.”
The Minister also commended the massive work done by Women’s NGO’s, Civil Society Organizations, Faith Based Organizations and members of national women’s groups.
The event is an initiative that was held in the lead up to International Women’s Day tomorrow.