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Economic Empowerment Of Pacific Women

70 Inspiring Pacific Women

“Do you know an inspiring Pacific woman?”

That was the question posed to a global audience in an open, participatory campaign that looked to identify 70 Inspiring Pacific Women who have helped shape development in our region.

The resulting profiles highlight Pacific women who have made a significant contribution to the social, economic, cultural and political development in Pacific islands countries and territories.

Many of these women are pioneers whose actions have led to changes to improve the lives of Pacific women and men.

Many of them have also challenged long-standing norms to effect positive outcomes and in doing so, emerged as role models for positive change.

The campaign marks the 70th anniversary of the Pacific Community, which now more than ever, is committed to people-centred development.

Starting Monday 24th July, each day for 70 days a new profile of an inspiring Pacific woman will be published to mark SPC’s 70th anniversary. It is published in the lead up to the 13th Triennial Conference of Pacific Women and 6th Meeting of Ministers for Women in which will be held in Suva, Fiji from 2 to 5 October 2017.

 

Source: Pacific Community 

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