The discussions at COP26 are far removed from the climate realities faced by Fijian women. Continue Reading
Menka Goundan is a feminist researcher, human rights activist and development program specialist from Fiji. She is the senior program manager at the Women's Fund Fiji and Program Advisory Committee member at the Asian Pacific Rights and Resource Centre for Women. Menka has worked at the Pacific Centre for Peacebuilding and Fiji Women's Rights Movement in the past and served as secretary to Fiji NGO Coalition on Human Rights. Menka holds a bachelor's degree in commerce, management and public administration, a postgraduate diploma in development studies from the University of the South Pacific, and a professional certificate in women's peacebuilding leadership from the Eastern Mennonite University. She is also an alumni of the Pacific Research Colloquium of the Australian National University.