Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Project

 

Women in Business - Linda, Joan, Marianna & Marie Powell

Women in Business – Linda, Joan, Marianna & Marie Powell

Australian Aid has provided funds to implement two components of the Cook Islands National Gender Equality Policy. Taskforce Teams will oversee the development of community activities that will focus on implementing change in the following areas over the 2014-2016 period:

1. Strengthening capacity for gender responsive development towards an enabling environment for the full participation of women in economic development.

2. Strengthening capacity towards the elimination of violence against women

GENDER PROJECT ACTIVITIES

Introduction to the Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Project (July 2014)

Stakeholder Meetings 2014 

Eliminating Violence Stakeholder Meetings

Raising Awareness Meetings

Research Activity

BTIB BUSINESS STARTUP RESOURCES

BTIB – The Cook Islands Small Business Handbook

BTIB – Legal Basics to Company Formation & Company Statutory Obligations

BTIB – Sample Business Plan

GENDER PROJECT REPORTS

Anger Management Workshop –  Rotaianga and PTI – Report by Bob Kimi

Cook Islands MFEM Tax – Kaina (2015)

The Cook Islands report on the results of the UNESCO Media and Gender Survey. (Dec 2014)

Financial Services in the Cook Islands Report – Wolfgramm (2015)

Gender Equality Policy Analsyis- Rongokea 2015

Gender Equality Project – 6 month Report (January 2015)

Meeting with the Punanga Tauturu (Inc) Board (27 January 2015)

Pacific Women in Business Conference – Report to The Cook Is Chamber of Commerce (Nov 2014)

Training and Capacity Building Research Report – Fox & Thompson (2015)

COOK ISLANDS GENDER RESOURCES:

Cook Islands Country Plan – Gender Project

Cook Islands Family Health and Safety Study 2014 (4MB)

Cook Islands Gender Profile (2012)

Cook Islands Gender Stocktake (2012)

Cook Islands National Gender Equality Policy 2011-2016

Gender Indicators Report – Cook Islands – Peter Gardiner

Mid-Term Review – Gender National Implementation Plan (SPC, 2014)

2005 National Policy on Women

Women in the Cook Islands and Economic Empowerment – Chamber of Commerce

GENDER RESOURCES – GENERAL

12th Triennial Conference (Rarotonga, 2013) Women’s Economic Empowerment

12th Triennial Conference (Rarotonga, 2013) Eliminating Violence Against Women

Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (1995)

Commission on the Status of Women (March 2013)

Patricia Tuara-Demmke – Gender Oceania Report – 2011

UN Gender Indicators

Women’s control over Economic Resources and Access to Financial Resources