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 models of male advocacy working to end violence against women Pacific Women supports a range of activities that enable male advocates to be agents of change to end violence against women in communities across Pacific Island countries.
January 23, 2020 Share
Research How Do Perceptions of Relative Poverty Affect Women’s Empowerment? This discussion paper and project note provide the research findings of the impact of perceptions of relative poverty on gender attitudes in Papua New Guinea.
January 9, 2020 Share
Opportunities Pacific Women Communications Panel of Specialists, Advisers and Assistants

Be part of a panel of communications experts providing advice on the Australian Government’s flagship gender equality program in the Pacific.

January 24, 2020 Share

Program Overview

In the first five years of Pacific Women

Leadership and Decision-Making

Leadership and Decision Making

12,512

women to take on leadership roles at community, sub-national and national levels, including women participating in market vendor associations.

Leadership and Decision Making

43,833

people to access gender-focused civic and voter education.

Economic Empowerment

Economic Empowerment

17,960

women to access financial literacy training and financial services.

Economic Empowerment

1,102

women to attain formal qualifications.

Ending Violence Against Women

Ending Violence Against Women

64,262

women and children to access crisis support services, including counselling, health and justice services.

Ending Violence Against Women

653,877

people to participate in community awareness, outreach and advocacy activities.

Enhancing Agency

Enhancing Agency

6,613

men to undertake male advocacy training.

Leadership and Decision Making

4,889

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