The Vanuatu Civil Society Influencing Network (VCSIN) launched its Luganville and Sanma branch and its 50% WIP 2020 and Beyond Get the Balance Right “Vot Woman” brand products and the national campaign, Tuesday 16 July 2019 at the Vanuatu Agriculture College Conference Room in Luganville, Santo.
Members developed action strategy plans for the “Vot Woman” campaign targeting Luganville and Sanma days, municipal and provincial council election days, March 2020 general election and other national days.
On Wednesday 17 July VCSIN members participated in the Luganville/Sanma celebration of VANWODs Day. Members were invited to parade in the morning wearing the “Vot Woman” brand T-Shirt – “Semak Voes long Palemen! Yes, Yumi Save Mekem”. They also carried the banner, “Get The Balance Right! 50% Women in Parliament (WIP)” and posters with the key message, “Toktok Wan! Tugeta Yumi Go”.