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Pacific Women Shaping Pacific Development: Fiji country plan 2013/14 - 2016/17

Summary of publication

This is the first Fiji country plan developed for Pacific Women Shaping Pacific Development (Pacific Women), a 10-year Australian Government initiative designed to improve the political, economic and social opportunities of women in the Pacific.

Through Pacific Women, the Australian Government will spend approximately $26 million over 10 years on initiatives supporting women's empowerment in Fiji. The first country plan includes activities valued at $16 million funded through a combination of regional and bilateral funds.

Activities in the first country plan has four primary objectives:

  1. women, and women's interests, are increasingly and effectively represented and visible through leadership and decision-making (leadership)
  2. women have expanded economic opportunities to earn income and accumulate economic assets (women's economic empowerment)
  3. violence against women is reduced and survivors of violence have access to support services and to justice (violence against women); and
  4. women in the Pacific will have a stronger sense of their own agency, supported by a changing legal and social environment and through access to the services they need (enabling change).

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Last Updated: 29 August 2016
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