Fiji Time: 6:07 PM on Sunday 1 May

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Women's issues

Felix Chaudhary
Saturday, February 15, 2014

WOMEN'S issues must be on the agenda for all political parties in the lead-up to the 2014 General Election, says Fiji Women's Crisis Centre co-ordinator Shamima Ali.

"We are a non-partisan organisation but we are very political in our advocacy and lobbying for women's human rights," she said.

"As one of the strategies, the centre is preparing a paper to be submitted to every political party and to anyone contesting the next elections for the protection and promotion of women's human rights.

"Included in this is women's access to justice, economic empowerment, women's participation in development, nation building, women's equal access to resources, women in decision making and environmental degradation and its impact on women."

Ms Ali said officials from the centre were available to speak on women's issues at political party events or meetings held by independent candidates.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.61350.5945
JPY 53.471650.4716
GBP 0.33380.3258
EUR 0.43020.4182
NZD 0.70870.6757
CAD 0.61210.5931
JPY 54.771751.7717

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 28th April 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Fiji not a 'hot bed'
  2. Sawani girls deny Jasper's dream
  3. Reds again
  4. Kava price doubles as supply drops
  5. Drivers fighting for lives
  6. Help arrives from abroad for Ba residents
  7. 'Inaccurate' reports
  8. Boy, 14, hit by bus
  9. Boat in tow back to Suva
  10. Building has cracks, engineers carry out tests

Top Stories this Week

  1. Horror crash relived Wednesday (27 Apr)
  2. Shoeshine boy makes it big Monday (25 Apr)
  3. Horrific crash kills 1 Monday (25 Apr)
  4. Teacher fears for safety Tuesday (26 Apr)
  5. Overstay Monday (25 Apr)
  6. Father farewells son Wednesday (27 Apr)
  7. Try night fasting, doctor urges Monday (25 Apr)
  8. 'Ridiculous change' Tuesday (26 Apr)
  9. 7s eligibility Wednesday (27 Apr)
  10. Mother seeks help Wednesday (27 Apr)