• Solomon Islands National Youth Congress elects new Board

    The Solomon Islands National Youth Congress (NYC) has successfully elected its interim board members during their...
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  • National Campaign to end violence against women and girls launched

    Solomon Islands has one of the highest documented rates of violence against women in the world. A study in 2009 found...
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  • Tanangada sworn in as Minister for Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs

    MEMBER of Parliament for Gizo/Kolombangara Constituency Honourable Lanelle Olandrea Tanangada has been sworn in as the...
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  • Young Entrepreneurs Council launched

    Prime Minister Rick Houenipwela has launched the Young Entrepreneurs Council Solomon Islands (YECSI) on Friday,...
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  • SAFENET’s more coordinated, quality services for survivors of violence against women and girls

    SAFENET, a network of government and non-government organizations in the country are working on new ways to improve...
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  • Women in Solomon Islands

    Latest official statistics on women in Solomon Islands.

    Population of Solomon Islands
    48%
    Women in Senior Public Servant Positions
    5%
    Women in Mid-level Positions
    22%
    Women in Paid Work
    26%
  • Youth in Solomon Islands

    Latest official statistics on youth in Solomon Islands.

    Youth population of Solomon Islands
    28%
    Unemployment rate amongst 15-19 year olds
    75%
    Premature deaths in adults that result from behaviours begun during adolescence and youth
    70%
  • Children in Solomon Islands

    Latest official statistics on children in Solomon Islands.

    Children aged 5–11 that are involved in child labour activities
    62%
    Children aged 2-14 years that have experienced a form of violent discipline
    86%
    Children that have experienced bullying in schools
    67%
    Girls experienced sexual abuse before age 15
    37%