Key Challenges for children in Solomon Islands
- Climate change and rising sea levels are seeing populations forced to leave their homes.
- In Isabel Province, sanitation rates sit at a very low 6% with many going to the toilet out in the open, causing disease to spread.
- Gender inequality is entrenched with 73% of women believing a man is justified in beating his wife in some circumstances.
- Girls and young women face significant threats to their personal safety, including sexual harassment, assault and violence, particularly in the growing number of informal settlements.