Sharon Bhagwan-Rolls, 16 Days Advisory Committee
Sharon Bhagwan-Rolls is the Executive Director of femLINKpacific in the Fiji Pacific Islands. A media professional since 1989, Ms. Bhagwan-Rolls left mainstream media in 1999 to dedicate herself to the women’s movement, becoming a women’s media advocate. In 2000, serving as Coordinator for the Blue Ribbon Peace Vigil, following Fiji’s second military coup, Sharon Bhagwan-Rolls co-founded femLINKpacific, a women’s media NGO. Since November of that same year, Bhagwan-Rolls and femLINKpacific have been working towards full implementation and integration of UN Security Council resolution 1325, titled Women, Peace and Security, in Fiji to guarantee women’s full participation in the peace and security sector, ensuring sustainable peace and democracy.