At any time of the day or night a trained counsellor will be available to talk with you, and emergency assistance can also be provided, simply by ringing this number: 3313 300. Keep this number with you at all times and make sure your children also know it.
The Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre is the only organization raising awareness on violence against women as a human rights violation. This is done through its extensive community education program as well as through the community awareness and training for government agencies like the Department of Social Welfare, Police and the Military.
In efforts to achieve gender equality and elimination of violence against women, the involvement of men and boys is seen increasingly as important new trend. Men make up over 90% of the perpetrators of violence perpetrated against women and to develop solutions, in particular when attempting to change engrained attitudes which promote and perpetuate gender inequality, targeting men becomes crucial. The question of what about the men? has plagued the women’s movement, in particular those directing their services at women