In Radio with Pictures in the Field, produced in February during the Central and Northern Division Consultations as well as in April during the Western Division Consultation, Alisia Evans speaks to women leaders to discuss their development priorities and what they would like to see prioritised in the upcoming National Budget to ensure communities are more resilient as well as the commitments to women’s representation are met.
In Episode 1, the four leaders interviewed were Susana Evening, President of the Catholic Women’s League Lami Branch, Laniana Serukalou, from the Fiji Disabled People’s Federation Women’s Network, Ashna Lata, Assistant President from the Navua Multiracial Women’s Group and Laisa Rokovu, Coordinator and Facilitator, also from the Navua Multiracial Women’s Group.
In Episode 2, the four leaders interviewed were Merewairita Nasiri, a member from the Kaba Women’s Group, Vilomena Koroi, Senior Circuit Steward of Dilkusha Methodist Women’s Fellowship, Pushpa Manu, President of Akriti Mother’s Club in Vuci and Sheleni Lata, Secretary for the Sheetal Sharda Mother’s Club in Waituri.
In Episode 3, the four leaders interviewed were Kriti Kumar, Youth Coordinator for the Women’s Information Network (WINET) Fiji, Gyan Prasad, Publicity Officer also from the Women’s Information Network (WINET) Fiji, Allen Steve from Youth Champs 4 Mental Health and Sulique Waqa from the Haus of Khameleon.
In Episode 4, the four leaders interviewed were Chandra Fisi’ahi from the Emerging Leaders’ Forum Alumni, Mereani Nawadra from the Communications and Overseas Department of the Methodist Church in Fiji, Akesa Lewamotu Qeteqetelevu from the Suva United Market Vendors’ Association, and Bulou Lavenia Yavala of the Soqosoqo Vakamarama
In Episode 5, the four leaders interviewed were Tabatau Tekai, Secretary of the Buarerei Women's Club from Rabi, Titaku Tabuariki, President of the Buakonikai Women's Group from Rabi, Unaisi Sela, Secretary of the Soqosoqo Vakamarama Bua from Vuya, and Mereisi Mara, Treasurer of the Nasaulevu Women's Club from Savusavu.
In Episode 6, the four leaders interviewed were Sarita Lal and Dimakita Lena, member and President of the Naleba Multiracial Women's Club respectively from Labasa, Jojiana Maria Waqanitoga, Lagi Young Women's Club member, and Salote Savu Daugunu, Secretary of the Tawake Women's Club.
In Episode 7, the four leaders interviewed were Mereia Tabuvale, of the Bulileka Young Mother's Club, Rev Angela Suruj Prasad, of the Association of Anglican Women, Nirmala Sharma, of the Vunicuicui Multiracial Women's Group, Vanua Levu Arya Mahila Mandal and Vunicuicui Arya Mahilda Mandal, and Mareta Tagivakatini, Executive Member of the Labasa Market Vendors Association.
In episode 8, the three leaders interviewed were from Nadi: Sokoveti Lutumailagi, femLINKpacific correspondent for Nadi and Lautoka, Kala Wati, Navakai Multiracial Women’s Club, and Timaima Ralolokula, Veilomani Women’s Club from Malamala.
In episode 9, the three leaders interviewed were from Lautoka: Bonita Qio, Pacific Rainbows Advocacy Network, Shakuntla Permal, Advisory Councillor, and Inise Adikuila, SSVMT for Vuda.
In episode 10, the three leaders interviewed were from Ba: Vani Tuvuki, Koronubu Women’s Fellowship, Mayotri Sharma, Naari Sabha, and Losana Cakausese, Ba Women’s Forum and Badrau Multiracial Women’s Club.
In episode 11, the three leaders interviewed were from Tavua: Unaisi Bakewa, Tavua Disabled Peoples Association, Jai Mati, Vuqele Multiracial Women’s Club, and Sarojini Goundar, Nasivi Women’s Group and Advisory Councillor.
In episode 12, the three leaders interviewed were from Rakiraki: Nila Rao, Advisory Councillor, Urmila Prasad, Advisory Councillor, and Salome Raqiyawa, Nalalawa Women’s Club.
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