Cakaudrove women challenged on economic empowerment

Minister for Women Mereseini Vuniwaqa unveils the signboard in Savusavu today. Picture: SERAFINA SILAITOGA

FIJI’S┬áMinister for Women Mereseini Vuniwaqa has challenged the women of Cakaudrove province on Vanua Levu to economically empower themselves through her ministry’s assistance.

One of the assistance was unveiled today in Savusavu where women will use the Natuvu Park as a market area on Saturdays.

Mrs Vuniwaqa said the development and advancement of women were not as developed as that of men.

“The economic empowerment of women is no secret,” she said.

“It can alleviate lives of families if we are given the right platform and this is the right platform.”

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