Solomon Islands

Through Pacific Women, the Australian Government will spend approximately $34.8 million over 10 years (2012–2022) on initiatives supporting women’s empowerment in Solomon Islands. More information on the partnership and nature of support is included in the Pacific Women Solomon Islands 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. Solomon Islands 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


Formal qualifications for women leaders

Pacific Women has supported 44 women in Solomon Islands to complete internationally-recognised Certificate IV training in leadership and management through the Australia-Pacific Training Coalition.

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Do No Harm toolkit

International Women’s Development Agency has produced a toolkit that enables organisations to apply learning from the Do No Harm research to their project design, implementation and monitoring.

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Inspiring, developing and empowering women in business

Members of the Solomon Islands Women in Business Association (SIWIBA) have worked together since 2004 to develop opportunities and support networks for women in business.

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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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