Majority women in informal employment

Delegates attend the Accelerating Private Sector Financing for Disaster Risk management and Climate Resilience in the Asia and pacific Region Seminar’s interactive panel discussion at the Asian Development bank’s 52nd Annual Meeting at Denarau Nadi. Picture: REINAL CHAND

A MAJORITY of women in Fiji are engaged in informal employment and contribute to the economy, but they are not considered important. Cema Bolabola, executive board member for Fiji Council of Social Services said all women engaged in small businesses mattered. “These women are market vendors, fisherwomen, women who come from the villages to sell […]

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