Pacific feminists celebrate diversity

Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa with participants of the Pacific Feminist Forum at the Pearl Resort this week. Picture: SUPPLIED

PACIFIC feminists celebrated the diversity of the Pacific feminist movement at the closing of the second Pacific Feminist Forum (PFF) at Pacific Harbour today.

According to the statement, Fiji Women’s Rights Movement (FWRM) executive director Nalini Singh said the forum celebrated the diversity of the Pacific feminist movement and provided an important space to reflect on the achievements, progress and challenges in their work.

“It has been another momentous achievement for Pacific women human rights defenders’ to come together and create a space that is safe and enriching for strengthening our movement,” Ms Singh said.

“The PFF will continue to be a platform for fostering diversity, connection and intergenerational leadership within Pacific feminist movements at the national and regional level and we look forward to another amazing convening in 2021.”

The second PFF included participants from more than 14 countries across the region.

The three-day forum was organised by the PFF working group that consists of femLINKPacific, Fiji Women’s Rights Movement (FWRM), Diverse Voices and Action (DIVA) for Equality Fiji, Tongan Leitis Association and Rise UP (PNG).


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