Through Pacific Women, the Australian Government will spend approximately $142 million over 10 years (2012–2022) on regional and multi-country initiatives supporting gender equality and women’s empowerment. More information on the partnership and nature of support is included in the Pacific Women Regional Activities Summary. Details on activities currently underway with various partners is available via our interactive map. The list of program partners can be found here.
Stories of Change
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.READ MORE
Pacific Women supports a range of activities that enable male advocates to be agents of change to end violence against women in communities across Pacific Island countries.READ MORE
The Kiribati Gender Statistics Abstract 2017, the first of its kind in Kiribati, provides key indicators and statistics related to education, health, human rights, public life, decision making, economic structures, participation in productive activities and access to resources.READ MORE