Minister for Women, Children & Poverty Alleviation.
The Hon. Mereseini Vuniwaqa.
Welcome to the Ministry of Women, Childre n & Poverty Alleviation's Website. The basic intent of the website is to provide a brief outline of the Ministry's key responsibilities in terms of services and programs.
In a nutshell, the Ministry's services cuts across all the socio economic sectors in Fiji, which includes supporting families without income support, children at risk, the ultimate need to empower women for greater value adding to mankind; and to improve services to both disabled and older persons.
The strategic and mandatory instruments of the Ministry's are drawn from the National Roadmap for Democracy, Sustainable Socio-Economic Development (RDSSED); the 9 legislations that are aligned to the Ministry services; inlcuding the 3 international conventions that has been retified and signed accordingly.
The Ministry is a culmination of two Departments namely the Department of Social Welfare and the Department of Women. For further information on the detailed services and programs, you are encouraged to refer to the corresponding features as per projected menu on this home page.