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Women And Children ‘Constant Targets’ Of Gender- Based Violence

He said the workshop coincided with the 16 Days of Activism campaign which focused on increasing awareness of the negative impact of violence against women, children and society.
02 Dec 2022 17:07
Women And Children ‘Constant Targets’ Of Gender- Based Violence
Participants of the Western interagency response to gender based violence workshop at the Tanoa Waterfront Hotel in Lautoka on December 1, 2022. Photo: Salote Qalubau

Gender-Based Violence, whether physical, sexual, emotional, or economic, is recognised globally as one of the most widespread and persistent violations of the rights of women and girls.

Divisional Commissioner West Apolosi Lewaqai made these comments while opening the two-day Western interagency response to gender-based violence workshop .

The workshop is a collaborative initiative of the Medical Services Pacific and the European Union which began at the Tanoa Waterfront Hotel in Lautoka yesterday.

 

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Story by: salote.qalubau@fijisun.com.fj



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