Diabetes ‘ongoing disaster’ tops Fiji health bill at $124 million

The increasing number of diabetes cases has raised red flags in the health sector, a burden Fiji health authorities hope to tackle through...

Human Rights Commissioners visit Ihumātao

Source: Human Rights Commission Chief Human Rights Commissioner Paul Hunt and Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner Saunoamaali’i Karanina Sumeo are visiting Ihumātao this afternoon (Friday 26...

Fiji gender groups welcome 56 women candidates, slam lack of diversity

Participants in the Fiji Young Women’s Forum in Labasa, Fiji, earlier this year. Image: FWRM Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A Fiji women’s coalition has...

Why it matters that New Zealand could receive its first LGBTI+ recommendation before the...

Source: Human Rights Commission By Katharine Woolrych Geneva — Worldwide, the rights of people with diverse sexual orientations, gender identities and sexual characteristics are under threat....

UN women’s rights committee calls for new strategy on violence against women and a...

Source: Human Rights Commission The United Nations committee on women’s rights has today backed a call for New Zealand to adopt a cross-party and long-term...

Indigenous Peoples’ Day time for recommitted efforts

Source: Human Rights Commission Today, August 9, is Indigenous Peoples’ Day in many countries around the world and it is a chance to celebrate the...

Peru/Ecuador: Ayahuasca tea

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Peru/Ecuador: Ayahuasca tea In some South American countries, especially Peru and Ecuador, shamans and...

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