Nauru

Through Pacific Women, the Australian Government will spend approximately $5.1 million over 10 years (2012–2022) on initiatives supporting women’s empowerment in Nauru. More information on the partnership and nature of support is included in the Pacific Women Nauru 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. Nauru 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


Protecting girls and boys from violence in Nauru

Protecting girls and boys from violence in Nauru

There is ongoing commitment in Nauru to protect children from violence.

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Support a woman leader, then support her again

Pacific Women invests in women with leadership potential and, where possible, continues to support them as they develop in leadership roles.

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Enhancing social work and counselling qualifications of Nauruans

Local counselling and social work capacity in Nauru is being enhanced through the Pacific Community Health and Wellbeing Education project. Five women and one man undertaking a Diploma in Community Health and Wellbeing say the course is ‘vital’ and ‘supportive’ in the way they work with their clients.

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Domestic violence and family protection laws to protect Nauruan women and children

Nauru’s Domestic Violence and Family Protection Act 2017 came into force on 1 June 2017. This follows quickly after the enactment of the Child Protection and Welfare Act 2016. Through these reforms, the Government of Nauru is establishing a protective legislative framework for women and children.

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