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Youths, Sex Workers & Street Dwellers Open to Discussions

Youths, including sex workers and street dwellers, would benefit through an equaliser programme organised by Lifeline Fiji. Lifeline Fiji crisis support officer for youth wing, Iliesa Kauyaca, said youths had revealed how they felt pressured to provide for the families.
29 Apr 2022 13:40
Youths, Sex Workers & Street Dwellers Open to Discussions
Participants gathered during an equalizer programme at the Ministry of Youth conference room in Labasa on April 26, 2022. Photo: Shratika Naidu

Youths, including sex workers and street dwellers, would benefit through an equaliser programme organised by Lifeline Fiji.

Lifeline Fiji crisis support officer for youth wing, Iliesa Kauyaca, said youths had revealed how they felt pressured to provide for the families.

“Some from informal settlements became sex workers during the coronavirus pandemic,” he said.

 

“Some students identified how stressful they were being away from school, dealing with coronavirus, pressured to finish assignments and
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