DIVERSE VOICES AND ACTION FOR EQUALITY fiji  

for equality - all women, all people, all rights and justice, everywhere



DIVA For Equality Fiji @ 13th AWID FORUM

Bahia, Salvador, Brazil, 8-11 September 2016






6 to 11 September 2016:

Various side meetings with allies, partners, etc.

Costa do Sauipe Resort, Multiple meetings.

Contact: noelenen@gmail.com shirleytagi@gmail.com and divaresearch@gmail.com


7 September 2016:

Feminist Internet Pre-AWID Forum Workshop (Closed/pre-register)

Ale Agua Hotel, Room TBC, 9.00am-530pm

Participants: Noelene Nabulivou, Political Adviser, DIVA for Equality, Fiji and Shirley Tagi, Coordinator


8 September 2016:
AWID Forum Opening Plenary
Arena Sauipe, 9.00-11.00
Speaker: Noelene Nabulivou, Political Adviser, DIVA for Equality, Fiji


AWID Umbrella Session: Climate and Environmental Justice
 Ala Terra, Bahia 1.  14.30 – 16.00
Speaker: Noelene Nabulivou, Political Adviser, DIVA for Equality, Fiji


Trading Away Feminist Futures-A Critique of Unfair, Corporatised Trade, Finance, Aid and Development Practices.
Ala Mar Hotel, Porto Seguro,  11.30-13.00
Moderator: Noelene Nabulivou, DIVA for Equality. Speakers: Lice Cokanasiga, PANG, Fiji, Kate Lappin, APWLD;  Celita Eccher, DAWN; Anita Nayar, Regions Refocus. Further from floor: Rachel Jacobson, IWHC, Mari-Claire Price, Resurj
Organized by: Diverse Voices and Action (DIVA) for Equality;  Pacific Network on Globalisation (PANG); Regions Refocus 2015; Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN); International Women's Health Coalition (IWHC); Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD)​; Resurj


9 September 2016:
Pacific feminists: Moving from translucent movements to transgender justice
Ala Terra, Capitania Sao Vicente, 14.30 – 16.00
Moderator: Sulique Waqa, Haus of Khameleon. Speakers: Audrey Seru, Diverse Voices and Action (DIVA) for Equality; Gigi Baxter, Vanuatu Pride/ Pacific Sexual Diversity NetworkOrganized by: Diverse Voices and Action (DIVA) for Equality; Haus of Khameleon; Vanuatu Pride Foundation, Pacific Sexual Diversity Network (PSDN)


10 September 2016:
Pacific small island feminisms: Climate and ecological imperatives that change our organising!
Ala Terra, Capitania Sao Vicente, 16.30 – 18.00
Moderator: Shirley Tagi, Fiji, DIVA/PPGCCSD. Speakers:  Noelene Nabulivou, DIVA/PPGCCSD/GWCCJ; Milikini Failautusi, (Pacific Youth Council, Tuvalu Youth Council, 350Pacific, Tuvalu); Ender Rence, WIMSI, Solomon islands; Adi Finau Tabakaurcoro, Na i Soqosoqo Vakamarama i Taukei, Fiji; Ms. Faatino Utumapu, Pacific Disability Forum Rep -Samoa.Organized by: Diverse Voices and Action (DIVA) for Equality; Pacific Youth Council, Tuvalu Youth Council, 350Pacific, Women in Media, Solomon Islands (WIMSI); Na i Soqosoqo Vakamarama i Taukei; Pacific Disability Forum.


AWID Umbrella Session: State of our Feminist Movements
Ala Terra, Bahia 1; 2:30pm-6:00pm (Double session)

Speaker: Audrey Seru, Management Collective Member, DIVA for Equality, FijiOrganized by: AWID and members of the Forum International Planning Committee

11 September 2016:
AWID Umbrella Session: Bodily Integrity and Freedoms (TBC)
Ala Terra, Bahia 1,  9.00-12.30  (Double session)
Speaker: Shirley Tagi, Coordinator, DIVA for Equality, FijiOrganized by: Coalition for African Lesbians (CAL), CREA, RESURJ, and AWID


Follow all plenary sessions online, here.

Follow @noelenen @shirleytagi @audreyseru and use #awidforum #awidpacific2016 #AwidForum2016 on Twitter and @shtagi for live Instagram updates.


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