Federated States of Micronesia

Through Pacific Women, the Australian Government will spend approximately $1.4 million over 10 years (2012–2022) on initiatives supporting women’s empowerment in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). More information on the partnership and nature of support is included in the Pacific Women FSM Country Plan Summary. Details on activities currently underway in-country with various partners is available via our interactive map. The list of program partners can be found here. FSM is also supported by Pacific Women’s regional program, details of which can be viewed on the interactive map under regional activities.

Stories of Change


Successful businesses, successful lives

Pacific Women is supporting the Pacific Community implement the Pacific Women Growing Business project in FSM to scale up women’s businesses by providing training and one-on-one support for women in small and emerging businesses in Pohnpei.

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The role of a Family Protection Adviser

A Family Protection Adviser is working with the FSM Department of Health and Social Affairs to support implementation of the Pohnpei Domestic Violence Act 2017 and the Kosrae Family Protection Act 2014, with a focus on strengthening services and collaboration between service providers, advocacy and policy reform.

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Pacific girls shaping Pacific development

A new Pacific Women program focuses attention and resources on adolescents. Pacific Girl planning activities in 2017–2018 have ensured that girls and young women will shape the final program design.

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What is Pacific Girl?

Pacific Girl is a $4.5 million multi-country program to support adolescent girls in Pacific Island countries achieve their full potential.

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