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Recognise and protect Women Human Rights Defenders

Friday, 30 November 2018, 10:25 am | Fiji Women's Rights Movement

November 29 marks the International Day for Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRD) to acknowledge the work of women human rights defenders and celebrate their contributions to human rights, gender equality, social, economic and ecological justice, peace ... More >>

FWRM launches new research on cancer services for women

Tuesday, 30 October 2018, 1:38 pm | Fiji Women's Rights Movement

The Fiji Women’s Rights Movement (FWRM) in collaboration with the Fiji Cancer Society, launched FWRM’s latest research, “Breaking the Barriers: Understanding Cancer Services, Screening & Treatment Available for Women in Fiji” in Suva ... More >>

GIRLS Write for International Day of the GIRL Child

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 7:34 pm | Fiji Women's Rights Movement

Sexual violence, gender discrimination and bullying are issues that girls between the ages of 10-12 years have highlighted through their letters as part of a series of workshops organised by the Fiji Women’s Rights Movement. More >>

No to Corporal punishment

Friday, 8 June 2018, 5:40 pm | Fiji Women's Rights Movement

Save the Children Fiji (SC Fiji) and the Fiji Women’s Rights Movement (FWRM) stands together in solidarity to reiterate that there should be zero tolerance for corporal punishment in schools. More >>

Coalition: There must be no impunity for torture

Thursday, 14 July 2016, 12:46 pm | Fiji Women's Rights Movement

The Fiji NGO Coalition on Human Rights condemns all acts of torture and welcomes the launching of a police investigation into recent allegations. The group was responding to photographs of farmers who were the alleged victims of torture at the hands of ... More >>

FWRM welcomes statement and calls for greater action

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 4:30 pm | Fiji Women's Rights Movement

The Fiji Women’s Rights Movement notes the appropriate comments made by Fiji’s Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama at the World Humanitarian Summit in Turkey last week, condemning violence against the nation’s women and girls. More >>

FWRM Calls for Stronger Engagement with Women’s Organisation

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 4:59 pm | Fiji Women's Rights Movement

FWRM Calls for Stronger Engagement with Women’s Organisations to Address Violence against Women and Girls More >>

Fijian Women Leaders Stand Together

Saturday, 24 October 2015, 11:02 am | Fiji Women's Rights Movement

A group of Fijian women parliamentarians and women’s organizations are travelling to Dili, Timor Leste this weekend to meet, share and exchange with fellow women parliamentarians, Ministers and women’s organizations on women’s political participation and leadership ... More >>

FWRM welcomes PM’s statements on gender equality

Friday, 1 May 2015, 3:19 pm | Fiji Women's Rights Movement

FWRM welcomes PM’s statements on gender equality and family violence The Fiji Women’s Rights Movement commends Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama on committing to working towards gender balance in national decision-making, and for strongly condemning the ... More >>

Young Feminists Release Statement for the 59th Session of CS

Sunday, 29 March 2015, 10:41 pm | Fiji Women's Rights Movement

29th March, 2015 PRESS RELEASE: Young Feminists Release Statement for the 59th Session of CSW Young Feminists from allover the world, who were present at the 59th Session on the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), released a collective statement last ... More >>

FWRM Congratulates All Political Candidates

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 3:47 pm | Fiji Women's Rights Movement

The Fiji Women’s Rights Movement congratulates all candidates on their individual success in yesterday’s historic elections. After eight years, it was heartening to witness a high turnout of voters from all communities, particularly young women, ... More >>

Pacific women leaders stand together

Thursday, 30 January 2014, 6:51 pm | Fiji Women's Rights Movement

A group of Pacific women parliamentarians, former parliamentarians, future parliamentarians, policy makers and civil society are meeting in Fiji to advance women’s political participation and leadership in the region. More >>

GIRLS mark 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence

Wednesday, 27 November 2013, 3:57 pm | Fiji Women's Rights Movement

The Fiji Women’s Rights Movement marks the start of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign, with two theatre performances. Time to Tell, a play inspired by a collection of sixstories shared during a two-day storytelling session with 25 ... More >>

Fiji Woman Appointed General Secretary Of People’s Assembly

Friday, 20 September 2013, 2:10 pm | Fiji Women's Rights Movement

A Fijian women’s human rights defender has been appointed to head the People’s General Assembly, a historic gathering of civil society representatives from around the globe. While inside the official United Nations building Virisila Buadromo may ... More >>

Fiji protesters in police custody released: Update 1.16pm

Friday, 6 September 2013, 1:18 pm | Fiji Women's Rights Movement

Fourteen Fijians were arrested this morning in Suva, for a silent protest outside the President’s official residence. The group were protesting today’s signing into force of the Government’s constitution, which has been controversially pushed ... More >>

Fiji citizens in police custody over silent protest

Friday, 6 September 2013, 1:16 pm | Fiji Women's Rights Movement

At around 11.15 this morning six Fiji Women’s Rights Movement staff, including our Board Vice-President, staff from the Pacific Centre for Peace-building and approximately six other Fiji citizens were taken into custody by the police outside the President’s ... More >>

Support For Women In Sports

Friday, 31 May 2013, 4:16 pm | Fiji Women's Rights Movement

Women athletes in Fiji and around the world are still trying to find their place in the typically masculine domain of sport. Without funding support, political will and solidarity from all stakeholders, it is nearly impossible for women to take part ... More >>

No Democracy Without Free Press

Monday, 6 May 2013, 11:33 am | Fiji Women's Rights Movement

Democracy, religious freedom, freedom to assemble & petition and freedom of speech are all curtailed when freedom of the press is compromised. More >>

Reclaim the Night March Cancelled by Police in Fiji

Friday, 8 March 2013, 4:10 pm | Fiji Women's Rights Movement

The Fiji Women’s Rights Movement (FWRM) stands in solidarity with its sister-organisation, the Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre (FWCC), in expressing its disappointment and frustration at the cancellation of FWCC’s annual Reclaim the Night march by the Police. More >>

FWCC Reclaim the Night March Cancellation

Friday, 8 March 2013, 4:07 pm | Fiji Women's Rights Movement

The Fiji Women’s Rights Movement (FWRM) stands in solidarity with its sister-organisation, the Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre (FWCC), in expressing its disappointment and frustration at the cancellation of FWCC’s annual Reclaim the Night march by the Police. More >>

 

 

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