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  • PowerPolitics&Coalitions

    Power, Politics and Coalitions in the Pacific: Lessons from Collective Action on Gender and Power

    Author: Developmental Leadership Program

    This paper presents findings from five case studies of coalitions in the Pacific region. It aims to address gaps in our understanding of the role play...

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  • FSM CPSummary 2015

    FSM Country Plan Summary

    Author: DFAT

    Through Pacific Women, the Australian Government will spend approximately AU$1.4 million over 10 years on initiatives supporting women and girl’s em...

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    Fiji Country Plan Summary

    Author: DFAT

    Through Pacific Women, the Australian Government will spend approximately $26 million over 10 years on initiatives supporting women’s empowerment in...

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  • Women's Political and Administrative Leadership in the Pacific

    Women’s political and administrative leadership in the Pacific

    Author: Nicole Haley and Kerry Zubrinich - State, Society and Governance in Melanesia

    Executive Summary Improving women’s leadership and political participation has proved to be a key developmental challenge for Pacific Islands Countr...

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    Pawa Blong Meri: Women Candidates in the 2015 Bougainville Election

    Author: Kerryn Baker

    This Discussion Paper examines the question of how women contest and win elections in Bougainville, through an analysis of the campaign experiences of...

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  • Campaigning as a Woman

    Campaigning as a Woman

    Author: Leonie Morgan in partnership with Bougainville Women’s Federation and IWDA

    This publication is one of a series of tools and publications about women in politics supported by International Women’s Development Agency (IWDA)...

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  • Womens Leadership in the Pacific

    Women’s Leadership in the Pacific

    Author: Abby McLeod - Developmental Leadership Program

    This paper summarises the state of knowledge on women’s leadership in the Pacific. It concentrates on three spheres: 1) formal politics, the main fo...

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  • WIP Handbook

    Women in Politics Campaign Handbook

    Author: Fiji Women's Forum with Leonie Morgan & Lesley Clark

    This Handbook was initially prepared as a resource for the Candidate Capacity Strengthening Workshop organised by the Fiji Women’s Forum in June 20...

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  • Samoa

    Political Representation and Women’s Empowerment in Samoa (Vol.1 & 2)

    Author: Centre for Samoan Studies

    This report provides the findings, analysis and policy significance of research aimed to better understand the barriers to women’s political partici...

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  • PWPP Forum 3

    Outcome Statement: Pacific Parliamentarians Tackle Gender Equality

    Author: Pacific Women's Parliamentary Partnerships

    Members of Pacific Parliaments met from 29 April – 1 May in Fiji to discuss ways of addressing violence against women. Photo: Fijian Government. Acr...

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    Public Perceptions of Women in Leadership – Research Project of the Fiji Women’s Forum

    Author: Fiji Women's Forum

    Public Perceptions of Women in Leadership is a research project of the Fiji Women’s Forum undertaken in partnership with the International Women...

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    • Fiji |
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  • TSM in Tuvalu

    Women’s Representation and the Question of TSMs in Tuvalu

    Author: Asita Molotii, Kerryn Baker & Jack Corbett

    The Pacific region is (in)famous for its low numbers of female members of parliament (MPs) (Baker 2014). In response, policymakers and academics are i...

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  • Pacific Leadership for HR

    Pacific Leadership documentary highlights stories of change

    ‘Pacific Leadership For Human Rights’ is a thirty-minute documentary that highlights stories about people and organisations taking leaders...

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  • PWPP 2nd Dailogue

    COMMUNIQUE: Pacific Women Policy Makers’ Dialogue, 18 July 2014

    Author: Pacific Women Policy Makers’. Released by DFAT

    Pacific women parliamentarians and senior government officials met in Nuku’alofa, Tonga on 18 July 2014 to discuss strategies to enhance women’s l...

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  • Mapping for existing

    Mapping of existing legislation, programs and other mechanisms to support Women’s Leadership in the Pacific

    Author: Dr Helen Tavola

    There is a widespread view that women have an equal chance to run for office and participate in decision-making but this is not accurate. There are nu...

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  • PWL

    Pacific Women’s Leadership Scoping Study

    Author: Isadora Lora Quay

    A scoping study of women’s leadership outside of national politics in Bouganville, Solomon islands, Tonga, Samoa and Fiji. The study uses a part...

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  • Women MPs_Samoa_Kiribati

    Women MPs in Samoa and Kiribati

    Author: Kerryn Baker, Roannie Ng Shiu and Jack Corbett

    The percentage of women elected to parliament in the Pacific region is amongst the lowest in the world. Culture, both traditional and Christian, is on...

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  • YWCA S1 Rise Up! Report

    Rise Up! Evaluation Report

    Author: YWCA Solomon Islands

    The Rise Up! Program is in its fourth year of implementation and has reached over 700 people in four different provinces of the Solomon Islands. Rise ...

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  • Vois Blong Mere

    Candidates Training: ‘Transformative Leadership and Campaign Training for potential women candidates’

    Author: UN Women

    Small Project Report on Candidates Training: ‘Transformative Leadership and Campaign Training for potential women candidates’, held for five days ...

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  • Reaching into the Bilum

    Reaching into the Bilum Motherhood as a Source of Women’s Power in Papua New Guinea

    Author: Cerdwen Spark and Theresa Meki

    In this paper we focus on an important aspect of preliminary findings from two research projects conducted in Papua New Guinea. The preliminary findin...

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  • Women_Bouganville_Parilament

    Women’s Representation and the Use of Reserved Seats in Bougainville

    Author: Kerryn Baker

    The Autonomous Region of Bougainville currently has the Pacific’s only parliamentary reserved seats for women system. While the system guarantees a ...

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    • Papua New Guinea |
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  • spclogo

    12th Triennial Conference of Pacific Women

    Author: Multi-Author

    The 12th Triennial Conference of Pacific Women, hosted by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) and the government of Cook Islands, was held ...

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    Pacific Women’s support for gender equality in Vanuatu – Fact Sheet (English/Bislama)

    Author: DFAT

    This bi-lingual resource outlines the impact of the Australian Government’s support for women in development in Vanuatu. Download Fact Sheet...

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    • Vanuatu |
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    Communique: Fifth Pacific Women’s Ministerial Meeting

    Author: Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC)

    The theme of the 12th Triennial Conference – Celebrating our Progress, Shaping our World – invited critical reflection on recent progress made and...

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    Fiji Young Women’s Forum Outcomes Statement 2013

    Author: Fiji Young Women’s Forum

    The Fiji Young Women’s’ Forum was convened by Diverse Voices and Action for Equality (DIVA), Emerging Leaders Forum Alumni (ELFA), Young Women Pro...

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    Pacific Young Women’s Leadership Alliance: Summary of Online Dialogues

    Author: Pacific Young Women

    The Pacific Young Women’s Leadership Alliance is a network of regional, international, and locally based organisations working with and for young wo...

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    Women in Power: Beyond access to influence in a post-2015 world

    Author: VSO UK and partners

    Around the world women and girls suffer disproportionately from poverty. They account for almost two-thirds of the world’s poorest people and make u...

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    Supporting Democracy: Women’s Political Leadership

    Author: The Centre for Democratic Institutions

    Drawing on selected readings, this review introduces key theoretical positions and assumptions about women’s political leadership and translates the...

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    Pacific Young Women’s Leadership Strategy

    Author: World YWCA

    The Pacific Young Women’s Leadership Strategy was published in 2011 by the World YWCA with support from the Pacific Leadership Program (PLP). Th...

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    Evaluation of the Gender Equality and Political Governance Project (GEPG)

    Author: Pacific Leadership Program Evaluation Team

    The end of programme evaluation of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) Gender Equality in Political ...

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    Women in politics and aid effectiveness: an aid to evaluation of MDG3

    Author: Marilyn Waring

    This paper discusses Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 3 to ‘Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women’. It examines the appropriateness of the so...

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    Women Political Empowerment National Consultation: Local Government

    Author: UNDP

    Gender inequality in Papua New Guinea is widespread, and achievements to date have been poor. PNG ranks 123 out of 156 countries on the Gender-related...

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    Salamasina – Tausala o Samoa

    Author: Salamasina - Tausala O Samoa

    Salamasina – Tausala o Samoa was initiated and established in January 2012 as part of the Emerging Pacific Women’s Leadership Program. The...

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    Pacific Women’s Scoping Study Final Report

    Author: Isadora Laura Quay

    A scoping study of women’s leadership outside of national politics in Bougainville, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Samoa and Fiji. The study uses a partici...

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  • Leaders Declaration

    Supporting Pacific Leaders Gender Equality Declaration Commitments

    Author: Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

    Read in full here.

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