Funding to improve economic empowerment of women and reduce domestic violence

The Ministry of Internal Affairs has signed service agreements with 5 key service providers valued at $614,000 over 3 years to support economic empowerment of women and eliminate violence against women, as part of the Australian Government funded Gender Equality and Empowerment Project. “I’m looking forward to the roll out of these projects,” stated Secretary…

Increased Social Impact Funds to help the most Vulnerable

8 June 2015 MEDIA STATEMENT Attn: News Editors/Chief Reporters Budget 2015/16 – Increased Social Impact Funds to help the most Vulnerable Minister for Internal Affairs announces increased funding to the Social Impact Fund to help the most vulnerable. Minister for Internal Affairs, the Honourable Albert Nicholas, outlined that the Government will provide an ongoing annual…

Economic Taskforce endorses Gender Project MOUs

Community groups who have been allocated funds from the Australian Aid Gender Equality Project, met today to present their proposed programmes and activities to the Economic Empowerment for Women Taskforce team. The funded agencies are the Cook Islands Tertiary Training Institute, the Chamber of Commerce and the National Disability Council. The meeting was held at…