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Women link equality to disaster management

By SHAYAL DEVI
Monday, June 09, 2014

Update: 1:09PM WOMEN from over 11 countries in the region have gathered at Tanoa International Hotel in Nadi to discuss how gender equality and womens issues can be incorporated with disaster risk management.

The initiative is being supported by international and local bodies such as UN Women, Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Fiji Womens Rights Forum and the Pacific Youth Council.

Participants will be discussing ways of raising climate change awareness in Pacific island countries.


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