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23 July 2014
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REBWA Teakireke has been a nurse for 10 years in Kiribati; the vivacious 39-year-old is a delight to talk to, she unwittingly impresses upon you that she is exactly where she wants to be as far as a... Read more
15 July 2014
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From German chancellor Angela Merkel to Pope Francis, people of all walks of life who have access to smart phones are doing it: taking selfies, one can perhaps safely say, is a given in this day and... Read more
15 July 2014
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THE proposition that the family is the basic unit of society is an unremarkable one. However in the context of the Pacific, the term has long been understood as referring to the wider extended... Read more
15 July 2014
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THE issue of adolescent pregnancy received prominent coverage in The Sunday Times (25/05/2014) based on Ministry for Health records confirming 1624 adolescent pregnancies in 2013. Commentators in... Read more
4 July 2014
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NADI, Fiji, 4 July, 2013 - Thirty young Pacific islanders aged from 12 to 30 years old gathered in Nadi today to discuss issues close to their heart and envision the future they want. The President... Read more
11 June 2014
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A 3-day consultation, Data for action, involved knowledge exchange between representatives of countries which had already implemented the study and those who intend to. The consultation to which also... Read more
21 May 2014
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AST week, the Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, Peter O'Neill, attended a two-day haus krai or a traditional mourning ritual in the capital, Port Moresby. It was however symbolic, O'Neill attended... Read more
16 May 2014
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REPRESENTING 149 countries and 2200 organisations, 4500 participants and 411 (mainstream) journalists converged in Malaysia last week to regroup and strengthen individual and political commitments... Read more
16 May 2014
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WHAT major event do you remember from 1994 - your first job or child perhaps? For the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), it is a defining year on our timeline because 179 governments signed the... Read more
12 May 2014
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Whatever you've decided will fill your current 24 hours, 800 women will die within that same hour from pregnancy or childbirth complications; that's 33 women dying every hour from conditions that... Read more

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