Samoa Police, Prisons & Corrections Services Collaborates with APTC & Partners to Celebrate International Women’s Day 2024

Earlier today, on Wednesday, the 6th of March 2024, the Samoa Police, Prisons & Correction Services (SPPCS) united with the Women in TVET (Technical and Vocational Education and Training) Forum, alongside the Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC) and its partners, to commemorate International Women’s Day 2024. The celebratory event took place at the esteemed Don Bosco Hall in Salelologa, Savai’i.
The primary aim of this significant gathering was to foster the establishment and fortification of pathways for women seeking entry into technical education, training, and subsequent employment opportunities. This objective was pursued through collaborative efforts and the facilitation of networking opportunities between the APTC, its affiliated partners, and the esteemed members of the Women in TVET Forum.
The participation of the Samoa Police, Prisons & Correction Services underscored the commitment of law enforcement and correctional institutions towards advancing gender equality and empowering women in various sectors, including technical and vocational fields. Their engagement in this event signifies a broader societal commitment towards creating inclusive and equitable environments for women to thrive and contribute meaningfully to the workforce.
The gathering provided a platform for insightful discussions, knowledge sharing, and the exchange of best practices aimed at enhancing the participation and representation of women in traditionally male-dominated industries. By leveraging the collective expertise and resources of stakeholders, the event sought to address existing barriers and challenges faced by women in accessing technical education and training programs.
Furthermore, the collaboration between the SPPCS, APTC, and partner organizations reflects a concerted effort towards realizing the objectives outlined in Samoa’s national development agenda, particularly those pertaining to gender equality, education, and sustainable economic growth.
The Samoa Police, Prisons & Correction Services’ involvement in the Women in TVET Forum’s gathering of International Women’s Day 2024 signifies a pivotal step towards fostering inclusive and gender-responsive approaches to technical education and vocational training. Through such collaborative endeavors, Samoa moves closer towards achieving its aspirations of a more equitable and prosperous society for all.