Pacific Women Shaping Pacific Development: Regional Activities Summary
Summary of publication
This document provides a summary of regional activities under the Pacific Women Shaping Pacific Development (Pacific Women) program, which aims to improve the political, economic and social opportunities of women in the Pacific.
Pacific Women Shaping Pacific Development (Pacific Women) was launched by the Australian Government at the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting in August 2012. Pacific Women is a ten-year, $320 million program, funded through Australian aid, which aims to improve the political, economic and social opportunities of Pacific women. Pacific Women will support countries to meet the commitments they made in the Pacific Leaders' Gender Equality Declarations. Pacific Women will work with all 14 Pacific Island Forum countries.
Through Pacific Women, the Australian Government will spend approximately 30 per cent of the $320 million committed for Pacific Women on regional and multi-country activities.