Workshop report for Fiji municipal women councilors

28-29 April, 2000, Lami, Fiji
  • 49 Pages
  • 1.90 MB
  • English
Fiji Women"s Caucus , [Suva]
Municipal government -- Fiji -- Congresses, Local officials and employees -- Fiji -- Congresses, Women in politics -- Fiji -- Congr


Statementorganised by Fiji Women"s Caucus in collaboration with WIPPaC.
ContributionsFiji Women"s Caucus., Women in Politics Pacific Centre., UNIFEM Pacific.
LC ClassificationsJS8473.3.A2 W67 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination49 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4009141M
LC Control Number2001369216

The workshop agenda and participants list can be seen in the Appendix to this report. The Women’s Empowerment workshop invitation was extended to women who were known to the Provincial Office as having already established some kind of business.

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The Fiji government includes it in the Eastern Division for statistical purposes (such as the census), but it has its own council which is empowered to legislate on most local matters. Like a province, Rotuma used to choose (through its council) 3 members of the Great Council of Chiefs and 1 Senator.

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Every country has different election rules and campaign issues as does Fiji, but there are some worldwide standards for an election to be considered free and fair. Centre for Gender Research (CGR) The Centre for Gender Research at the University of Fiji was established by the University Council to inspire and instigate cogent research-based academic discourses on gender issues with a particular emphasis on women’s contribution to sustainable development in the context of gendered realities within Fiji and across the Pacific.

Women in government are underrepresented in most if not all countries worldwide. In many countries, women have had inadequate opportunities in social participation, especially in striving for political rights and power in the government and different institutions.

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This historical tendency still persists, although women are increasingly being elected to be heads of state and government.

Jan 16,  · Background This morning, the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women was expected to begin its consideration of the initial. The shocking revelation was made in the centre's national survey on women's health and life experiences titled Somebody's Life, Everybody's Business.

According to the survey, Fiji's rates of violence against women and girls are among the highest in the world.

REST. PHYS. INTEGRITY VALUE REST. PHYS. INTEGRITY CATEGORY Attitudes Towards Violence Against Women. This fund was utilised by the Women's Crisis Centre, Fiji National Council of Women, for its Women in Politics Project (WIP), and the Ministry for Women on Fiji's Initial Report to CEDAW, the.

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strengthening Workshop organised by the Fiji Women’s Forum in June the aim of the Workshop was to assist women candidates to campaign effectively for the september Fiji election. Following the election the Handbook was reviewed and case studies added based on the campaigning experience of the various women candidates.

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FAC is one of the four agencies of the Department of Heritage & Arts which implements the policy and legislative coordination functions of the latter. FIJI WOMEN’S FORUM: Women in Politics Campaign handbook. This Handbook was initially prepared as a resource for the Candidate Capacity Strengthening Workshop organised by the Fiji Women’s Forum in June The aim of the Workshop was to assist women candidates to campaign effectively for the September Fiji election.

Jul 21,  · In the first engagement of its kind, the Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre (FWCC) in partnership with the Pacific Conference of Churches (PCC) is conducting a male advocacy workshop for women’s human rights with pastors, priests and church workers. underpinned women’s advocacy in the period when things became ‘political’.

This allowed me to ‘situate’ my examination of gender advocacy in later periods as the motivations of activist women shifted both in response to Fiji’s tumultuous post-colonial history and the changing geopolitics of the region.

Gender Data Hub This collection of statistical resources on gender in Fiji has been curated by the Research and Library Services of the Fiji Parliament. It aims to help Members of Parliament find the information they need to embed gender issues into their work, and to provide a central location for information, research and data on gender in Fiji.

gender-based violence against women and to ensure the provision of reparations. These concerns include: violence against women rights activists perpetrated by the Republic of Fiji Military Forces (Article 1, as interpreted by General Recommendation 19); violence against women sex workers perpetrated by the Fiji Police Force (Article.

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