New women’s centre to help social and economic growth in Fiji
July 11, 2016
A new women’s training centre has opened in Samabula, Fiji.
The new centre is the latest of 68 centres across Fiji that have been established by the Fijian Government.
Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Rosy Akbar said at the opening:
“The Fijian Government is committed to gender equality and in ensuring that women realise their full potential and has given our ministry a budget to extend our reach to many more communities.
“It goes without saying that if development is to be sustainable and viable in the future, it must take into account the principle of equality and equity between men and women in both social and economic advancement.”