Pacific Women commits AU$320 million to improve the political, economic and social opportunities of Pacific women. It supports 14 Pacific countries to meet the commitments made in the Pacific Leaders’ Gender Equality Declaration working with a range of partners including Pacific governments, civil society organisations, regional and multilateral agencies and the private sector.

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Stories Pacific feminists working for change
The inaugural Pacific Feminist Forum brought together feminists, women human rights defenders and gender equality advocates from across the Pacific. Participants joined in three days of networking, sharing and learning and launched the Pacific Feminists Charter...
December 10, 2017 Share
Research Gender Challenges to Financial Inclusion in Papua New Guinea
This paper draws on research undertaken in 2015 among coffee smallholders in Eastern Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea (PNG), focusing specifically on some of the...
December 13, 2017 Share
Opportunities PNG Program Manager
The PNG Program Manager will support all areas of activity management, planning, implementation and reporting on the diverse activities and partners working through the Pacific Women program in PNG....
November 28, 2017 Share

Program Overview

In the first five years of Pacific Women

Leadership and Decision-Making

Leadership and Decision Making

10,605

women to take on leadership roles at the community, provincial and national-level (includes women participating in market decision making structures)

Leadership and Decision Making

43,833

people to access civic and voter education

Economic Empowerment

Economic Empowerment

5,964

women to access financial literacy training and financial services

Economic Empowerment

1,053

women to attain formal qualifications

Ending Violence Against Women

Ending Violence Against Women

56,076

women to access crisis support services (includes counselling, health and justice services)

Ending Violence Against Women

526,785

people to participate in community awareness sessions

Enhancing Agency

Enhancing Agency

3,086

men to undertake male advocacy training

Leadership and Decision Making

3,409

women to access formal opportunities to share their ideas and learn from each other (includes learning forums, as well as research and program learning events organised by Pacific Women)