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Join the Revolution! Fiji Young Women's Forum Lays Down the Challenge to End Violence Against Women and Girls

Posted on 13 February, 2015 at 0:25

Join the Revolution! FYWF Lays Down the Challenge to End Violence Against Women and Girls


 13th February, 2015 PRESS RELEASE: Join the Revolution! FYWF Lays Down the Challenge to End Violence Against Women and Girls The Fiji Young Women’s Forum (FYWF) supports the global campaign ‘One Billion Rising – Revo...

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New! New! Pacific Partnerships to Strengthen Gender, Climate Change Response and Sustainable Development

Posted on 5 July, 2014 at 13:30


Pacific Partnerships to Strengthen Gender, Climate Change Response and Sustainable Development

 An innovative Pacific regional meeting to be held from 9 to 13 June in Nadi, Fiji, aims to advance the region's interests in global United Nations bodies in key areas such as gender equality and climate change.

 The meeting will b...

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Declaration: LBT Women in Fiji, for Gender Equality, Human Rights and Democracy!

Posted on 4 May, 2014 at 17:15



We, Diverse Voices and Action (DIVA) for Equality, are a group of active and committed lesbians, bisexuals and transmen (LBT) including young LBT from around the Central and Eastern division of Fiji, who have gathered in Suva, Fiji to discuss issues of gender equality, human rights, elections and democracies.

Therefore, in recognition of the Government of Fiji as...

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Why fight for SRHR, not SRH and RR?!

Posted on 12 April, 2014 at 0:15

Question to Noelene Nabulivou, Adviser to DIVA for Equality, as CPD47 continues:

 

Why do you insist on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights'(SRHR) over Sexual and Reproductive Health' (SRH) and (Reproductive Rights) RR?!

 

Reply: "Use of 'SRH and RR' implies that women only have 'the right' to have reproductive rights. Also that the only issue that matters is, 'how they reproduce children for soc...

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DIVA for Equality Collective Member, Viva T attends 'Talanoa Mada Workshop, PTC, Suva, FIJI

Posted on 26 March, 2014 at 2:50

Talanoa Mada Workshop and growing coalition -How to use theatre and creativity in community justice work!

-Attended by DIVA for Equality Collective member, Viva will bring back her new knowledge and skills to help build DIVA for Equality's arts and diverse methodologies... 

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Send in your art and writing -Speak up on LGBTIQ rights!

Posted on 26 March, 2014 at 2:40

Recognizing May 17 as the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT), the Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights is calling on all young activists to speak up on LGBTIQ rights through Free Expression!

Want to express LGBTIQ rights through the written word? Have a story or rights-based information? ...

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Fiji Young Women's Forum Declaration, 16 March 2014

Posted on 26 March, 2014 at 2:30

 


DIVA for Equality is a co-convenor of the Fiji Young Women's Forum. Representing DIVA for Equality are Audrey S, Pat B and Viva T, who share the learnings and resources from DIVA into the wider forum process, and bring back the same for LBT specific work -Look out for an upcoming workshop in May 2014 in Suva, specifically for LBT young women, on human rights, ...

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LBT Caucus Statement @ CSW58 -Delivered by Kenita Placide of United and Strong, St Lucia

Posted on 26 March, 2014 at 2:20

 

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CSW58: Statement of the Lesbian, Bisexual, and Trans* Caucus and Allies

Statement of the Lesbian, Bisexual, and Trans* Caucus and Allies at 58th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

 

March 21, 2014

 

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LBT Activists and Allies Call on Governments to Stop Using Rights as Bargaining Chips

Posted on 26 March, 2014 at 1:30


LBT Activists and Allies Call on Governments to Stop Using Rights as Bargaining Chips

(New York, March 21, 2014) Governments at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) ignored evidence of and regional support for key elements of sustainable development in its declaration adopted today, said a coalition of lesbian, bisexual women, trans* (LBT) and allied activists and organizations pr...

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DIVA for Equality Blog - 2013 in Review

Posted on 29 December, 2013 at 1:35

Diverse Voices and Action (DIVA) for Equality started at the end of 2011 in Suva Fiji, as a small but determined LBT feminist collective, mainly unpaid staff, very few resources except ourselves, and big dreams. Since then, the work continues to evolve on feminist transformation, gender equality, sexual rights, social justice, ecological and economic justice.

We work in Fiji, regionally in the Pacific and globa...

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