Vanuatu Country Plan Summary

Author/s: DFAT

Through Pacific Women, the Australian Government will spend approximately $11.9 million over 10 years on initiatives supporting women’s empowerment in Vanuatu.

The first three-year Country Plan includes five activities valued at $3.98 million and will be implemented from 2013–2016:

The five activities in the first Country Plan will:

  • Support the introduction of reserved seats for women at Provincial Council level
  • Increase economic opportunities for and social empowerment of women market vendors
  • Strengthen Vanuatu Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) to improve training and employment opportunities for women
  • Strengthen Vanuatu’s national response to violence against women
  • Strengthen the design and monitoring and evaluation

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  • Date Published: April 30, 2014

TOPICS:
Ending Violence against Women, Leadership and Decision Making, Quotas, Reserved Seats, Vanuatu, Women Market Vendors