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Fiji Women's Rights Movement - Latest News [Page 2]

How Low Will They Go?

Thursday, 29 July 2021, 4:14 pm | Fiji Women's Rights Movement

The Fiji Women's Rights Movement (FWRM) and femLINKpacific are deeply disappointed with the current demeaning statements made by top-ranking members of the Fiji government towards Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs). ... More >>

FWRM Rapid Assessment On Fijian Women’s Perceptions Of COVID-19 Vaccine

Thursday, 1 July 2021, 5:57 pm | Fiji Women's Rights Movement

FWRM Rapid Assessment on Fijian Women’s Perceptions of COVID-19 Vaccine finds that 51.5% of respondents considered taking herbal & traditional medicine if they developed any COVID-19 symptoms Fiji is seeing a worrying rise in COVID-19 ... More >>

Young Women From Western Division Focus Of FWRM Leadership Programme

Saturday, 17 April 2021, 1:34 pm | Fiji Women's Rights Movement

Twenty young women representatives from Lautoka, Ba and Tavua have now joined the eighth cohort (8) of the Fiji Women's Rights Movement’s Emerging Leaders Forum (ELF) programme. FWRM today conducted the orientation workshop for the ELF 8 group ... More >>

15 Young Women Graduate From FWRM Leadership Programme

Saturday, 27 March 2021, 5:15 pm | Fiji Women's Rights Movement

Chief guest and former Fiji Women's Rights Movement (FWRM) Young Women's Programme Officer Anna Cowley with Emerging Leaders Forum (ELF) 7 graduates in Suva. Fifteen members of the seventh (7) cohort of the Emerging Leaders Forum Programme (ELF), ... More >>

FWRM Releases Sexual Violence Against Women And Girls Rape Case Analysis 2020

Friday, 12 February 2021, 4:34 pm | Fiji Women's Rights Movement

The average age of sexual violence victims/survivors for the past 5 years in Fiji is under 17 years and the age of the youngest victims/survivors continue to be under the age of 5 years old according to FWRM’s Sexual Violence Against Women and Girls ... More >>

NGOCHR: Victims Of Police Brutality Deserve Justice

Saturday, 28 November 2020, 2:18 pm | Fiji Women's Rights Movement

The NGO Coalition on Human Rights strongly condemns police brutality and calls for urgent reviews of the investigation processes to be transparent and timely so that justice is upheld. “We’re deeply disturbed and saddened at the news that Batai ... More >>

FWRM Marks The Beginning Of The 16 Days Of Activism, Welcoming Govt’s Commitment To A National Action Plan Against VAW

Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 6:26 pm | Fiji Women's Rights Movement

FWRM kicked off the 16 Days of Activism today as part of the historic launch for the consultation process of the Fiji National Action Plan to Prevent Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG). The launch of the consultations for the National Action Plan ... More >>

Women’s Human Rights Groups Condemn Misogynistic Social Media Posts Against Women MPs

Friday, 23 October 2020, 4:43 pm | Fiji Women's Rights Movement

Women’s human rights groups are disgusted and appalled at the misogynistic attacks made by Kishore Kumar on social media against female members of Parliament and strongly condemn this act of violence and cyber-bullying. The social media commentator on ... More >>

FWRM Emerging Leaders Forum 7 Programme Begins

Saturday, 19 September 2020, 4:12 pm | Fiji Women's Rights Movement

FWRM launched the seventh cohort of its flagship young women’s leadership programme, the Emerging Leaders Forum, today in Suva. ELF is a transformative leadership training targeted towards young women between the ages of 18 to 25 facilitated by FWRM's Intergenerational ... More >>

FWRM Condemns And Calls For Renewed Effort Against Gender Based Violence

Monday, 4 May 2020, 5:30 pm | Fiji Women's Rights Movement

Fiji Women’s Rights Movement (FWRM) is deeply concerned with news reports of a young woman who was allegedly stabbed to death by her partner in Naitasiri. With the added stress emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic, FWRM realises that the vulnerabilities ... More >>

Women’s Human Rights Groups: Risk Of Rise In Domestic Violence Cases During COVID 19 Pandemic

Tuesday, 24 March 2020, 9:13 am | Fiji Women's Rights Movement

Women’s human rights groups in Fiji are deeply concerned with the heightened risk of gender based violence and abuse as families practice social distancing and isolate themselves in response to the Corona virus (COVID-19) pandemic. Fiji has high prevalence ... More >>

Denounce patriarchy & promote peace this holiday

Wednesday, 18 December 2019, 5:33 pm | Fiji Women's Rights Movement

Say no to violence this holiday season and protect women and girls’ peace and security. Following the end of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence and with the holiday season drawing near, FWRM calls for a deeper reflection and change of ... More >>

FWRM condemns domestic violence. Enough is Enough!

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 3:47 pm | Fiji Women's Rights Movement

FWRM strongly condemns the horrific and brutal killing of Fijian women in intimate partner violence and stand with women across Fiji to call for action. Yet again, we add another death to the gruesome statistics we have for fatalities through domestic ... More >>

GIRLS raise awareness on their issues through theatre

Saturday, 11 May 2019, 4:50 pm | Fiji Women's Rights Movement

GIRLS lived realities and issues such as bullying and neglect were highlighted in theatre art performances showcased at the University of the South Pacific today. More >>

Training of Trainers Workshop on Women's Access to Justice

Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 5:28 pm | Fiji Women's Rights Movement

The Fiji Women’s Rights Movement carried out a 3-day training of trainers’ (TOT) workshop on improving women’s access to justice from February 18 to 20 in Suva. The workshop was funded by the European Union (EU) through the Balancing the Scales: ... More >>

FWRM Releases Sexual Violence Analysis

Thursday, 24 January 2019, 8:58 pm | Fiji Women's Rights Movement

FWRM Releases Sexual Violence Against Women and Girls Rape Case Analysis 2018 24/01/2019 The Fiji Women’s Rights Movement has today published Sexual Violence Against Women and Girls Rape Case Analysis 2018. The paper is a continuation of the annual rape ... More >>

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 >>





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