Gender Equality & Faith workshop: Rakiraki (4-6 Oct 2022)

Rewasa Tikina o Naroko in Rakiraki Training on Gender Equality and Faith, conducted by Revd Tarabe and Mrs. Tarabe from the 4th – 6th October 2022. Workshop funded through the Federal Republic of Germany in Wellington – Small Scale Projects.
The women of Rewasa tikina o Nakoro in Rakiraki were engaged in a three-day workshop (4th -6th October 2022) on “Preventing Violence against women and girls in Fiji: Gender Equality and Faith”.
The workshop was conducted by Reverend Tomasi Tarabe on Theology and Mrs Akanisi Tarabe based on Gender alongside a House of Sarah Staff, Sainiana.
A total of 25 engaged participants were enlightened by this workshop. The third day ended with the group supporting Thursdays in Black by wearing black to support the cause.
More workshops like this are bring requested by the participants to be conducted in the village in order to change and train the mindsets of others on the issue of Gender based violence.
Implementation of these strategies in faith settings is crucial if we are to see lasting social norms change of VAWG in Fiji, in the Pacific and around the world.