Empower Pacific is working to develop a collaborative, broad-based research program with particular interest in Fiji and the issues which affect our region.

Our current research interests include Health and HIV rates in Prisons, Barriers to effective utilization of sexual health services, issues of gender and violence against women, the advancement of 'professionalism' within social work and counselling in the Pacific Islands, suicide and incidents of self-harm amongst client groups in Fiji, Participatory Action Research, issues of particular relevance to sex-workers, GLT Community and other marginalized groups within society, research which contributes to the advancement of the Millennium Development Goals.

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