Pacific Girl Survey

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Key Information

To encourage gender inclusive COVID-19 responses, Pacific Women’s Support Unit continues to support 164 partners across its portfolio of 171 gender equality initiatives in 14 Pacific Islands, funded through the Australian Government.

The Pacific Women Support Unit conducted a survey for adolescent girls in the Pacific, ‘Pacific Girl Speak Out: COVID-19 Survey’. It sought to hear from Pacific girls’ about what they’re feeling, doing and how they’re being impacted during this COVID-19 period. The survey also featured an option for girls to share their messages of solidarity with adolescent girls across the Pacific.

Lead Implementing Organization(s)


Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu

Government Affiliation

Non-governmental program


2020 -


Not applicable or unknown

Support Unit for Pacific Women Shaping Pacific Development (Pacific Women) Pacific Girl

Ministry Affiliation



Not applicable or unknown

COVID-19 Response

New for COVID-19

Areas of Work Back to Top

Education areas


  • Other

Cross-cutting areas

  • COVID-19 Response
  • Early/child marriage
  • Emergencies and protracted crises
  • Empowerment
  • Gender equality
  • Menstrual hygiene management
  • Other aspects of sexual and reproductive health
  • Social and gender norms and beliefs
  • Violence (at home, in relationships)
  • WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene)

Program participants

Target Audience(s)

Girls (both in school and out of school)


11 - 20

School Enrolment Status

Some in school

School Level

  • Lower secondary
  • Upper secondary

Other populations reached

Not applicable or unknown

Participants include

Not applicable or unknown

Program Approaches Back to Top

Community engagement/advocacy/sensitization

  • General awareness-raising/community engagement

Mentoring/psychosocial support

  • Peer mentors

Women's empowerment programs

  • Advocacy/action

Program Goals Back to Top

Education goals

Not applicable or unknown

Cross-cutting goals

  • Improved health - other
  • Improved mental health
  • Increased advocacy/civic engagement
  • Increased agency and empowerment
  • More equitable gender attitudes and norms
  • Reduced violence against children in the home