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 Small grants to achieve big results
Noticing a high number of children street vendors, the Pacific Women-funded Samoan Women Shaping Development program investigated. They discovered the underlying causes leading to children vending were poverty, unemployment of parents, and a lack of income to...
June 22, 2018 Share
Research Do No Harm Research Project Report: Women in Formal Employment Survey
With support from the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Pacific Women Shaping Pacific Development program, the State, Society and Governance in Melanesia program at...
June 8, 2018 Share
Opportunities Consultancy – UN Women

Job Location Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (includes travel within PNG) Objectives of the assignment The key objective of the assignment is to conduct the project scoping study and project design for new Safe and Prosperous Districts Projects, localising the […]

June 21, 2018 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)