Sharon Rolls

Joined Jul 2011
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About Me

Currently the Executive Director of FemLINKPacific an organisation I helped establoish in 2000 emerging from the Blue Ribbon Peace Vigil. Am a feminist and believe there is a connction between my faith and my feminism. Am an avid advocate for gender equality and human righand have been working to integrate 1325 into regional peace and security policy and practice. My personal blog is "asomewhatnewsharon" which shares my journey with breast cancer since November 2010. I believe in the power of communication to empower and engage and have been fortunate to work national radio and TV howe today I believe community media/radio is what is needed to empower women especially in rural and remote Pacific Island communities Writing, Peace, My family and my work The current political situation in Fiji - lack of resources to sustain the women's movement - negative power structures within women's networks Peace - Policy and Practice, Media and ICTS, Network building, Communication

My Vision

when we can enjoy the freedom to speak, to create and celebrate peace and human rights withou fear of intimidation