Solomon Islands National News - Solomon Star News


Sikaiana women empowered

A THREE-DAY Backyard Farming Workshop to empower Sikaiana women on food security started off yesterday at the Sikaiana settlement at Red Beach, East Guadalcanal.    

NGO reps discuss issues face by women

NINE women and nine men representing five non-governmental organisations met from March 18 to 20 to discuss gender discrimination resulting in inequalities in communities here.

Volunteer publishes local recipes’ book

A Japanese volunteer nurse in Non Communicable Disease (NCD) Chihiro Ishimaru has published a new cooking recipe book on local vegetables and ingredients.

Grassroot women group schedules weekly trainings

SOLOMON Islands grassroot women in art located along the Bahai highway will hold their club day today.

Woman plans flower show

A plan to host a floriculture show in Honiara this year is on track.

Seminar for teenage girls next week

A SEMINAR for teenage girls will be conducted next week at Maranatha Centre, east Honiara.

UN Women responds to girl’s death

THERE are several things essential to address violence against women at the village and community level.

Young women to use drama spread sexual health message

Three young women have found a new way to spread the message about teenage pregnancy, HIV, sexually transmitted diseases and sexual rights through being members of the EU funded Stages of Change theatre company.

SIWIBA calls for support to victims

The Solomon Islands Women in Business Association or SIWIBA is calling for immediate relief donations from its members, business house hold firms, working organizations, communities, committees, individuals and the general public.

Women concern over proposed mining

Women of Hunda village in Kolombangara, Western province have expressed fear over a proposed mining on the island.