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Guideline Launched To Address Violence Against Women

“I was aware of what was happening, within the church, women were also facing the same reality that other women in Fiji were facing – violence in their homes from their partners,” Reverend Lomaloma said.
29 Nov 2022 15:19
Guideline Launched To Address Violence Against Women
(From left-right) New Zealand High Commission’s development programme co-ordinator for gender, housing and social inclusion, Emma Christopher, Technical advisor for United Nation women, Abigail Erikson, principal of Davuilevu Theological college, Reverend Dr. Jolami Lasawa, Founder and Trustee, House of Sarah Reverend Sereima Lomaloma and Australian High Commission counsellor and development, Sophie Temby during the launch of the “We are all created Equal” paper in Suva on November 28, 2022 . Photo: Jone Salusalu

House of Sarah and United Nations women launched the “We are all Created Equal : Preventing Violence Against Women and Girls in Fiji’s faith settings” paper yesterday.

The paper prides itself as a guideline for policy makers, practitioners and faith organisation to provide base solution in term of Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG).

The paper contextualises VAWG issues, and the way it can be approached in order to be solved.

 

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Story by: jone.salusalu@fijisun.com.fj



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