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Pacific Police learn dynamics of violence against women

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 5:28 pm | Fiji Women's Crisis Centre

“When you don’t understand the dynamics of violence against women - you do more harm than good:” Shamima Ali More >>

‘Pornified culture’ contributing to violence against women

Friday, 18 November 2016, 9:37 am | Fiji Women's Crisis Centre

NADI (17 Nov 2016) – Pornography and the portrayal of women in the media both contribute to perpetuating violence against women and the oppression of women. More >>

Sexual harassment problem in Pacific but little robust data

Monday, 14 November 2016, 4:50 pm | Fiji Women's Crisis Centre

NADI (14 Nov) – Sexual harassment is a problem in the Pacific but very little data exist to give a true picture of the extent of the problem. More >>

Pacific women's network agrees on work plan

Wednesday, 24 August 2016, 4:39 pm | Fiji Women's Crisis Centre

SUVA (24 August 2016) -- The Pacific’s seventh major regional meeting on ending violence against women concluded in Sigatoka, Fiji on Friday (19 August) with participants making commitments and calling for urgent action on specific issues over the next ... More >>

Feminist basis essential for successful initiatives

Thursday, 18 August 2016, 1:20 pm | Fiji Women's Crisis Centre

SIGATOKA, Fiji (18 August) – Prevention and response programmes on violence against women must be grounded in a rights-based framework and feminist principles and accountable to the women’s movement if they are to be successful and sustainable, participants ... More >>

Major Pacific meeting on violence against women

Thursday, 11 August 2016, 12:08 pm | Fiji Women's Crisis Centre

SIGATOKA, Fiji (11 August 2016) - The Pacific's longest-running regional network of activists and organisations working to eliminate violence against women is convening for its four-yearly meeting tomorrow at the Warwick Resort in Sigatoka, Fiji. More >>

Ali: Human Rights Commission Must Speak Out on Torture

Thursday, 14 July 2016, 4:38 pm | Fiji Women's Crisis Centre

SUVA (14 July 2016) – The Fiji Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission (FHRADC) must work with the police force and the military to address the torture and mistreatment of suspects during marijuana farm raids in the Viti Levu highlands, ... More >>

39 graduate from FWCC’s flagship training programme

Friday, 1 July 2016, 2:53 pm | Fiji Women's Crisis Centre

SUVA (1 July 2016) - The 35th class of the Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre’s Regional Training Programme (RTP) graduated yesterday (30 June 2016) after a month of learning about gender, violence against women, human rights, relevant laws and advocacy tools. More >>

Police Cautioned About Using Religion To Justify Violence

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 4:20 pm | Fiji Women's Crisis Centre

NADI (26 May 2016) -- Men-focused interpretation of religious texts to justify violence against women remains a challenge to effectively responding to the issue and police officers need to be able to recognise this. More >>

FWCC Welcomes PM’s Statement On Violence Against Women

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 3:01 pm | Fiji Women's Crisis Centre

The Fiji Women’s Crisis welcomes the statement on violence against women by the Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama, at the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Turkey overnight. More >>

Micronesian Police Officers See Value In FWCC Training

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 10:32 am | Fiji Women's Crisis Centre

KOLONIA, Federated States of Micronesia (11 May 2016) – Police officers from Micronesia undergoing a Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre-facilitated training on violence against women and human rights have spoken of their improving awareness of the issue following ... More >>

FWCC Concerned by Welcome of Convicted Sex Offender

Wednesday, 14 May 2014, 3:51 pm | Fiji Women's Crisis Centre

The Fiji Women's Crisis Centre is concerned and appalled by the welcome given to convicted sex offender, Epeli Ratabacaca, by his Church and its congregation on Sunday. More >>

Don't Forget The Real Meaning Of Independence

Wednesday, 9 October 2013, 6:47 pm | Fiji Women's Crisis Centre

The Fiji Women's Crisis Centre has called on all the citizens of Fiji not to forget the true meaning of independence while celebrating Fiji Day on Thursday 10th October. "While we celebrate the 43rd Anniversary of Fiji's independence from colonial ... More >>

Pregnancy no protection from partner violence, survey finds

Thursday, 31 January 2013, 7:55 pm | Fiji Women's Crisis Centre

SUVA, 31 January 2013 – A national survey of women in Fiji has found that being pregnant has not stopped a woman from experiencing violence at the hands of her husband or partner. More >>

Engaging Faith-Based Orgs in the Elimination of VAWG

Thursday, 22 November 2012, 12:41 pm | Fiji Women's Crisis Centre

21 November 2012 Taking the Message to the People - Engaging Faith-Based Orgs in the Elimination of VAWG In efforts to eliminate violence against women and girls, the Fiji Women's Crisis Centre is engaging the churches to try and ensure greater ... More >>

National Meeting On Violence Against Women Concrete Plans

Tuesday, 22 November 2011, 10:26 am | Fiji Women's Crisis Centre

SUVA (18 Nov 2011) – A national meeting on the elimination of violence against women in Suva has agreed that while many advances have been made in bringing the issue to the fore, many challenges still remain. More >>

Cakaudrove And Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre Join

Thursday, 17 November 2011, 1:39 pm | Fiji Women's Crisis Centre

SUVA (17 Nov 2011) – The executive head of the Cakaudrove Provincial Council made firm commitments that he and the province will be a permanent friend of the Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre and supporter standing against violence against women. In ... More >>

Call For Minimum Standards At Refuge Homes

Thursday, 17 November 2011, 10:23 am | Fiji Women's Crisis Centre

SUVA (16 November 2011) – Refuge homes and shelters for women survivors of violence in Fiji need to set ethical standards and be monitored for compliance, a conference on the elimination of violence against women in Suva has heard. More >>

Services For Women With Disabilities Needs Improvement

Wednesday, 16 November 2011, 2:38 pm | Fiji Women's Crisis Centre

Women with disabilities are among the most vulnerable when it comes to gender-based violence, yet support services for them in Fiji are severely lacking, a meeting discussing the elimination of violence against women has heard. More >>

Churches Must Practice What They Preach: Halapua

Tuesday, 15 November 2011, 2:52 pm | Fiji Women's Crisis Centre

SUVA (11 Nov 2011) – Challenging the disparity between beliefs and practice in Christian churches is an issue that needs to be addressed, a senior clergyman said today while opening a national meeting on the elimination of violence against women. More >>

 

 

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