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Evidence based approach needed: Akbar FBC NEWS 9th Dec 2021

Evidence based approach needed: Akbar Global evidence demonstrates that violence against women and girls is preventable within years and not a lifetime. Last year, Fiji embarked on a mission to develop a five-year Fiji National Action Plan to prevent gender-based violence – the only other country in the world to do so apart from Australia. […]

GENDER & THEOLOGY AND NAP CONSULTATION WITH COMMUNITY ACTIVISTS – Wed 8 Dec 2021

GENDER & THEOLOGY AND NAP CONSULTATION WITH COMMUNITY ACTIVISTS – Wed 8 Dec 2021 The workshop in consultation with National Action Planning was conducted at the Wesley Church Hall, Butt Street Suva. A total of 29 Community Activists attended a 1 day consultation. It began with Bible Study where Revd. Tomu Asioli share insights on […]

Preventing Violence Against Women in Fiji’s Faith Settings (PVAWFFS) Project Support Phase Training for New Community Activists – 6th & 7th Dec 2021 (Day 4).

Preventing Violence Against Women in Fiji’s Faith Settings (PVAWFFS) Project Support Phase Training for New Community Activists – 6th & 7th Dec 2021 (Day 4). The main objective for the Support phase sessions are: Stimulate and enhance participant’s understanding of “joining power with” others to prevent VAWG. • Strengthen participants’ skills to support survivors of […]

Celebrating the Elimination of Violence Against Women and children campaign – 25 Nov 2021

Celebrating the Elimination of Violence Against Women and children campaign on the 25th of November, 2021 during the 4 days workshop held at Pacific Harbour. The 16 candles were lit by the young girls and boys who were participants and the cake was cut by Rev. Tomu Asioli (Anglican Church), Rev. Sireli Turaganiqali (Methodist Church) […]

Preventing Violence Against Women in Fiji’s Faith Settings (PVAWFFS) Project Support Phase Training for New Community Activists – 2 Dec 2021

The PVAWFFS project adapted from the SASA! Faith by Raising Voices is being implemented in three Anglican Parishes at Matata, Wailoku and Newtown by the House of Sarah and supported by UN Women. Community Activists (CAs) play a pivotal role in progressing the philosophy of changing attitudes towards violence against women in implementing the PVAWFFS. […]

Lautoka Youth Workshop – Preventing Violence Against Women & Girls in Fiji: Changing Social Norms – 1st – 3rd Nov 2021/

30 young people from the Methodist Church in Lautoka are gathering at the Rotuma Methodist Church in Maravu Street Lautoka from Monday 1/11/21 to 2/11/21 to discuss how negative social norms influence gender-based violence. The workshop is organised by the House of Sarah and is funded by the German Embassy in Wellington. Resource persons are […]