UN in Action, Episode #1472: In the Solomon Islands, once populated by head hunters, a struggle is underway to keep with the 21st Century and at the same time protect a way of life. Download video script.
At least one in every three women and girls will experience physical or sexual violence during their lifetime. Even in such remote places as the Solomon Islands – an apparent island paradise in the southern Pacific where life, to an outsider, looks simple – women’s safety, and too often their lives, are at risk. UN Women is supporting training courses for inmates in the prison systems in a bid to reach perpetrators by educating them about gender equality. Learn more about the work of UN Women in the Solomon Islands.