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 Independent, educated voters in Bougainville The Bougainville Women’s Federation and International Women’s Development Agency are implementing the Voter Education Project to provide education on voting rights and responsibilities. It is having an impact on the way women exercise their right to vote, and on...
May 25, 2018
Stories Of Change
Research Experiences of Female Candidates in the 2017 Papua New Guinea General Election Papua New Guinea went to the polls in June–July 2017 for its ninth general election since independence. Despite a record number of women standing — around five per cent...
March 20, 2018 Share
Opportunities National Consultant – Pacific Philanthropy Scoping Study The Fiji Women’s Fund and Urgent Action Fund for Women’s Human Rights Asia and Pacific is currently seeking applications for a suitably qualified National Consultant to provide technical and...
May 18, 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)