Republic of the Marshall Islands

Through Pacific Women, the Australian Government will spend approximately AU$3.9 million over ten years (2012-2022) on initiatives supporting gender equality and women’s empowerment in RMI. Approximately AU$440,000 has been spent delivering activities in-country (FY2012-2013 to FY2015-2016). More information on the partnership and nature of support is included in the Pacific Women RMI Country Plan Summary 2014-2016 valued at AU$600,000. Details on activities currently underway in-country with various partners is available via our interactive map. The list of program partners can be found here. RMI is also supported by Pacific Women’s regional program, details of which can be viewed on the interactive map under regional activities. 

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Stories of Change


Consultations to Meet the Needs of Women in RMI

Through Pacific Women funding, WUTMI was able to conduct community consultations with 222 people from six atolls, including through discussions with over 180 local women. Sixty percent of these women identified that they had experienced some form of gender-based violence.

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MPs in RMI Take Action to End Violence Against Women

Members of the Nitijela (Parliament) of RMI put strong recommendations to the President on ending violence against women following the 2016 Human Rights Dialogue facilitated by SPC RRRT, supported by the European Union and Pacific Women.

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