The Pacific region is poised to receive substantial flows of ‘climate finance’ thanks to the increasing commitments made by bilateral and multilateral agencies after two decades of moral pressure at the global level. On a per capita basis, the Pacific region is considered to be one of the highest recipients of climate finance. However,
The Peace Corner podcast interviews Fiji’s Sharon Bhagwan Rolls, a long-time feminist activist working in the field of Women, Peace and Security. From military coups in Fiji, Sharon talks about her long career striving for more inclusive and peaceful societies; especially urging against the ghettoisation of women in peacebuilding!
Home-grown initiatives in the Pacific to address violence against women and girls have better chances of succeeding and bringing about change, than overseas-designed programs that are implemented with good intentions but in the wrong context. This was a theme of discussions at the eighth meeting of the Pacific Women’s Network Against Violence Against Women