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Saturday 18 July 2020

Auckland, New Zealand
Shot-putter, Dame Valerie Adams has been honoured with a Barbie doll made in her likeness, after she was chosen as New Zealand’s Barbie Role Model for 2020. The doll is dressed just like Valerie.
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Australia has committed an additional AUD$203,000 to address violence against women and children arising from CoViD-19 in Tonga.
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Friday 15 May 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A ‘My Body My Rights’ program aimed at empowering girls by increasing their understanding of their rights and control over their bodies and lives began in Tongatapu this week.
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Tuesday 10 March 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
While the gap in gender inequality in Tonga is still wide, in 2020 more women are navigating their way into traditionally male-dominated roles. For International Women's Day this year, Matangi Tonga talked to two young women Sara Sakopo and 'Emeline Siale, both 21, who found the courage to overcome their fears and become qualified to work in the energy and trade sectors alongside men. By Eleanor Gee.
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Sunday 8 March 2020

London, United Kingdom
A Commonwealth gathering has called for an end to gender inequality by 2030 so every girl can have the same opportunities as boys. Despite decades of activism and reforms, only six countries in the world give women and men equal rights to work in their law books – an increase from none about 10 years ago.
Wednesday 29 January 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
More than 100 girls and young women took part in a life skills program in Ha’apai and Tongatapu run by Talitha Project over the summer.
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Friday 1 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four women running small businesses in Tongatapu, Vava'u, Ha'apai and 'Eua received the annual SPBD Business Woman of the Year Awards today. Award winners were Tu’itofa Prema (Tongatapu) Longoimana Fonua ('Eua), Katalina Tolu (Ha’apai) and Makelesi 'Asikia (Vava'u).
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Friday 11 October 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Takuilau College hosted celebrations for International Day of Girl Child today, 11 October, under the theme “Girls Force: Unscripted and Unstoppable.”
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Tuesday 1 October 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Vaiola Hospital sees 40 new breast cancer patients each year, but very few cases are detected early enough, before the cancer has spread to other parts of the body. Breast cancer surgeon, Lord Tangi, this morning begged women to use the early detection facilities that had been available at the hospital for the last four years.
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Thursday 5 September 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Ha‘atafu women’s group yesterday showed off their income earning activities, including agricultural produce, handicrafts, and fine mats, to a visiting advisory group interested in the advancement of Pacific women.
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Tuesday 13 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fifteen girls from different schools took part in a Cyber Safety Co-Design program in Nuku’alofa from July 31 to August 8. The program targeted cyber safety initiatives for young women and girls in Tonga and the Pacific region.
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Friday 8 March 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Celebrating women’s achievements and forging a more gender balanced Tonga was the focus of a luncheon to mark International Women’s Day (IWD) under the theme ‘Balance for Better’ today, 8 March, organized by the Bank South Pacific at Davina House. The Minister MAFFF said Tonga needs more women to become leaders.
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Thursday 6 December 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Building their capacity for generating incomes, nine Tongan women were awarded certificates after completed training under a Women’s Economic Empowerment Pilot Project on December 5.
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Friday 23 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The annual White Ribbon Day, 16 Days of Activism will be launched with a parade in Pangai on Saturday, November 24 in a campaign to end all forms of violence against women and girls.
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Friday 9 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Soloa Fisi, from Patangata was named Business Woman of the Year at the 8th SPBD Annual Business Woman of the Year Awards, in Nuku‘alofa today, 9 November. Guest of Honour, Lord Fakafanua, with SPBD founder and President Greg Casagrande, presented the awards to three finalists who had started businesses cooking for a school canteen, growing foodcrops, and handicrafts making. By Eleanor Gee.
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Monday 1 October 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Over 30 cases of breast cancer are diagnosed in Tonga every year, Dr Amelia Afuhaamango Tu‘ipulotu told the Tonga Breast Cancer Society this morning, October 1, at the launch of their Pink October breast cancer awareness campaign. “The number may be higher because many women do not come forward,” she said.
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Wednesday 26 September 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Hundreds of women dressed in their finest white clothes with fancy creative hats on September 26, gathered for their annual 'Faka-Sepitema' roll call at the Church of Tonga.
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Thursday 20 September 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In just six-months from January to June this year, 293 domestic violence cases were referred to the Women and Children Crisis Centre in Nuku'alofa - surpassing the whole of 2017.
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Friday 15 December 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Thirty-five girls from different schools attended a Camp Glow mission, aimed at empowerment, organised by the Talitha Project in partnership with the US Peace Corps from December 11-14.
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Monday 27 November 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
White Ribbon Day's vision is for all women to live safely, free from all forms of men’s violence. We must all signal that enough is enough," Tonga's Police Commissioner Stephen Caldwell said during events held in Tongatapu and ‘Eua on Saturday, November 25 to mark White Ribbon Day 2017.
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