Stories Community overcomes birthing taboos in remote district Strict taboos were once forcing women in the remote Lufa District of Papua New Guinea to give birth in their outdoor gardens rather than the nearby health facility. This has changed, with women now birthing in the safe conditions...
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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.
women to take on leadership roles at community, sub-national and national levels, including women participating in market vendor associations.
people to access gender-focused civic and voter education.
women to access financial literacy training and financial services.
women to attain formal qualifications.
women and children to access crisis support services, including counselling, health and justice services.
people to participate in community awareness, outreach and advocacy activities.
men to undertake male advocacy training.
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.