Government: Sovereign Democratic State, UN Member State (1978), Member of the Commonwealth (1978)
Population: 712 071
Currency: Solomon Islands dollar (SBD)
Pacific Community Membership: 1978
Increasing Access to Justice in the Solomon Islands
Domestic violence in the Solomon Islands is prevalent as SPC’s Solomon Islands Health and Safety Survey of 2009 showed. Sixty-four percent of women aged 15-49 have experienced sexual and/or physical violence in their lifetime by an intimate partner.