Gender and social inclusion in fisheries (0)

Published on Sun, 24/03/19 | News, Research
Gender and social inclusion in fisheries

Dr Anouk Ride was recently engaged as a specialist by the World Bank to conduct gender and social inclusion analysis for their upcoming fisheries projects in Tonga and Kiribati. In each of these locations, while women collect the majority of seafood from coastal areas for family consumption (a practice referred to as gleaning), they are … Read more


Young women’s livelihoods in vulnerable urban areas (0)

Published on Sun, 24/03/19 | News, Research

In March 2019 a stakeholder workshop was held to confirm the findings of research on young women’s livelihoods in vulnerable urban areas. The research conducted by Dr Anouk Ride and Sukwadi Media and Research involved interviews and workshops with 151 young women not engaged in full time study or work in communities considered disadvantaged in … Read more


Paper on Youth-inclusive development published by ANU (0)

Published on Wed, 23/01/19 | News, Research

Political discourse and parliament in Solomon Islands are dominated by older men, making it easy to forget that this cohort of influential people are, in fact, the minority of the population. With seven in 10 Solomon Islanders under age 34 (UNDP 2018:6), Solomon Islands’ youth population is particularly visible on the streets of Honiara, where … Read more


Herstory: Women working in corrections 1986-2018 (0)

Published on Sat, 24/11/18 | News, Publications, Research
Herstory: Women working in corrections 1986-2018

“Herstory: Women working in corrections” book  tells the stories of pioneering women working in prisons in Solomon Islands and how collectively they fought for women to be considered equal to men in the male-dominated security sector. Sukwadi Media worked with the CSSI Women’s Network over nine months on this participatory research and media project to … Read more


State of the Pacific Conference at ANU (0)

Published on Wed, 3/10/18 | News, Research, Uncategorized

The recent State of the Pacific Conference at Australian National University featured several interesting panels and a keynote by Dame Meg Taylor, Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat. Dr Anouk Ride presented on two panels of academics and practitioners. The first panel was on “Creating Options and Supporting Choices in Responding to Family and Domestic Violence” – … Read more


Solomon Islands Youth Status Report Launched Today (0)

Published on Wed, 22/08/18 | News, Publications, Research, Uncategorized
Solomon Islands Youth Status Report Launched Today

The Solomon Islands Youth Status Report was launched today along with the new National Youth Policy 2017-2030 for Solomon Islands. The Solomon Islands Youth Status Report is a national report on youth participation in development and political processes. While the youth are a signi cant cohort of the population – seven out of 10 Solomon Islanders … Read more


Markets Matter – women and informal markets (0)

Published on Thu, 26/04/18 | News, Research, Uncategorized
Markets Matter – women and informal markets

The significance of community markets, in terms of economic and social benefits and  women’s security, has been highlighted in a series of short reports about informal markets in  Honiara, Solomon Islands. Dr Meg Keen and Dr Anouk Ride recently published three publications in the InBrief series of the Department of Pacific Affairs, Australian National  University: … Read more


Peace Research by Peaceful Means (0)

Published on Sun, 15/04/18 | News, Research, Uncategorized
Peace Research by Peaceful Means

Dr Anouk Ride and Professor Diane Bretherton presented to the Peace Psychology Conference at University of Notre Dame, Indiana, on “Peace Research by Peaceful Means’, each putting forward principles, approaches and examples of doing research in a peaceful way that advances peace in various different contexts. The session drew on chapters from the book “Methodologies … Read more


New survey data on food security released (0)

Published on Fri, 13/04/18 | News, Research

A new University of Western Sydney report on the Honiara Central Market vendors and consumers is now available: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/324497927_Food_Security_in_Solomon_Islands_A_Survey_of_Honiara_Central_Market_Preliminary_Report_Acknowledgements The report provides a useful snapshot of many food security issues for the capital city of Solomon Islands including transport, gender and income, supply and demand for produce. Led by Dr Nichole Georgeou, University of Western … Read more


New Research – Social Attitudes to Violence Against Women and Girls (0)

Published on Fri, 12/01/18 | News, Research, Uncategorized

Working for the Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs of the Solomon Islands, Dr Anouk Ride is collaborating with local researchers on the first social marketing research about attitudes to violence against women and girls to be conducted in the Pacific Islands region. The pilot study will be complete in March 2018, and … Read more