Vanuatu’s honorary citizenship program needs serious improvements to become beneficial to all Ni-Vanuatu, writes Emily Lyon.
Ticket to Paradise: Vanuatu’s citizenship-for-sale
Putting the ‘Pacific’ in Pacific Islands Forum: Bainimarama’s return
The Pacific Step-up: making a difference or more of the same?
Feminism in the Asia Pacific
What is feminism? For many, the imagined idea of what feminism looks like is strongly associated with the more publicised feminist movements of the West. However, feminism is a global phenomenon encompassing a diverse range of ideals, campaigns and pathways towards women’s empowerment and greater equality between genders.
On Monday evening, 14 August 2017, the ANU College of Asia Pacific Student Society hosted a panel discussing how feminism has manifested itself within the Asia and Pacific region.
How far I’ll go: Moana and Wayfinding
Could Moana engage younger generations of Islanders and non-Islanders to the art of Wayfinding? The 2016 film starring Pacific Islanders Auli’i Cravalho and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is about a young Islander girl, Moana, who hopes to save her dying island; by stealing a canoe, sailing across the ocean and returning the heart of Te Fiti. To do this, Moana learns how to wayfind; a skill that continues to be taught in the Pacific.
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