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 Women are key to an effective COVID-19 Pacific response The impacts of COVID-19 are not gender-neutral. Women and girls face even higher rates of violence and sexual abuse, undertake more unpaid domestic work, access fewer essential health services, and are more vulnerable to economic hardship.
May 22, 2020 Share
Research Pacific Women Thematic Brief: Gender and COVID-19 in the Pacific This Thematic Brief provides information and analysis about emerging gendered impacts and recommendations for response for COVID-19 in the Pacific.
May 5, 2020 Share
Opportunities Request for Quotation: Social Citizenship Education Readers Development Consultant

RRRT is seeking a consultant to support its work with each of the target countries to develop Readers for primary and secondary school social citizenship programs.

May 21, 2020 Share

Program Overview

In the first five years of Pacific Women

Leadership and Decision-Making

Leadership and Decision Making

16,979

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

Leadership and Decision Making

46,855

people to access gender-focused civic and voter education.

Economic Empowerment

Economic Empowerment

25,010

women to access financial literacy training and financial services.

Economic Empowerment

1,148

women to attain formal qualifications.

Ending Violence Against Women

Ending Violence Against Women

102,620

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

Ending Violence Against Women

921,961

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

Enhancing Agency

Enhancing Agency

7,434

men to undertake male advocacy training.

Leadership and Decision Making

6,671

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.