Vuniwaqa highlights the increase in fisheries participation of women

Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa (with garland) at the women in fisheries forum in Suva today. Picture: FIJIAN GOVERNMENT/Facebook

WOMEN in Fiji, and similarly in other Pacific Island countries, are increasingly moving away from traditionally defined areas of fisheries participation. Now, Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa said women were taking on commercial and post-harvest activities, and setting up small-scale businesses. Speaking at the women in fisheries forum in Suva today, […]

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