We are..

the Fiji Women’s Rights Movement (FWRM), a multiethnic and multicultural non-governmental organisation committed to removing discrimination against women through institutional reforms and attitudinal changes, by means of core programmes as well as innovative approaches.

Our Vision

The Movement’s vision is for the women of Fiji to be free from all forms of discrimination, have equal access to opportunities and to live in a healthy environment where the principles of feminism, democracy, good governance, multiculturalism and human rights prevail.


Our Team

The Fiji Women’s Rights Movement is operated by a dynamic team of feminists and queer activists who constantly strive to empower, unite and provide leadership opportunities for women in Fiji, especially for emerging young leaders.

  • Nalini Singh

    Nalini Singh

    Executive Director
  • Kaushal Sharma

    Kaushal Sharma

    Programme Director
  • Rakesh Prasad

    Rakesh Prasad

    Team Leader, Finance and Administration
  • Menka Goundan

    Menka Goundan

    Team Leader, Gender & Transitional Justice
  • Maraia Tabunakawai

    Maraia Tabunakawai

    Team Leader, Intergenerational Women in Leadership
  • Monica Waqanisau

    Monica Waqanisau

    Research Officer
  • Artika Singh

    Artika Singh

    Research Officer
  • Kris Prasad

    Kris Prasad

    Human Rights Training Officer
  • Alanieta Velulu

    Alanieta Velulu

    Human Rights Training Officer
  • Losana Tuiraviravi

    Losana Tuiraviravi

    Fiji Women's Forum Coordinator
  • Mamta Chand

    Mamta Chand

    Young Women’s Officer
  • Lillian Delana

    Lillian Delana

    GIRLS Officer
  • Daiana Taoba

    Daiana Taoba

    GIRLS Support Officer
  • Maryann Lockington

    Maryann Lockington

    Communications Officer
  • Serelisoni Moceica

    Serelisoni Moceica

    Communications Support Officer
  • Poonam Prasad

    Poonam Prasad

    Finance Officer
  • Shyana Ali

    Shyana Ali

    Program Support Officer
  • Priyasheel Prasad

    Priyasheel Prasad

    Administrative Assistant
  • Nalini Singh
  • Kaushal Sharma
  • Rakesh Prasad
  • Menka Goundan
  • Maraia Tabunakawai
  • Monica Waqanisau
  • Artika Singh
  • Kris Prasad
  • Alanieta Velulu
  • Losana Tuiraviravi
  • Mamta Chand
  • Lillian Delana
  • Daiana Taoba
  • Maryann Lockington
  • Serelisoni Moceica
  • Poonam Prasad
  • Shyana Ali
  • Priyasheel Prasad

Our Governance Board

The Fiji Women’s Rights Movement Governance Board consists of a vibrant group of women, with expertise ranging from human rights, law, banking & finance, academia, politics, trade, and community-based resource management and climate change adaptation.

  • Makareta Waqavonovono

    Board Chair
  • Shradha Sharma

    Treasurer
  • Imrana Jalal

    Founding Member
  • Sharyne Fong

    Board Member
  • Eseta Nadakuitavuki

    Board Member
  • Virisila Buadromo

    Board Member
  • Ashlyn Lal

    Board Member
  • Anna Cowley

    Board Member
  • Neomai Maravuakula

    Board Member


Herstory

celebrating 30 years of balancing the scales...

... in 2011 we published a Herstory booklet chronicling the Fiji Women’s Right’s Movement’s quarter century history. While it was impossible to capture everything the Movement has undertaken in the past three decades, the publication captures all the significant moments, which include our humble beginnings in 1986 after a need was identified by our sister organisation, the Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre and some members of the Young Women’s Christian Association to establish a lobbying group reforming laws that discriminated against women and girls. 

Another significant moment captured is how FWRM has and continues to maintain a strong stance on human rights, the rule of law and democracy during all the coups despite being persecuted by the military.

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Click here to read our Herstory

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