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Stepping Up The Pace In Achieving Gender Equality Within the Police

Stepping Up The Pace In Achieving Gender Equality Within the Police

April 17, 2018

Advocating for gender equality in traditionally male dominated spaces can be a challenging and isolating experience.  Policing is no exception. Developing Gender Advocates within the police is the main objective of the Gender Advocacy Training (GAT) for Regional Executive Police, a groundbreaking initiative being rolled out by the Fiji Women’s

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Groundbreaking Training for Senior Executive Police

Groundbreaking Training for Senior Executive Police

April 10, 2018

Gender equality advocates are usually trying to influence Police policies, practices and processes from the outside - this time however the tables are turning with gender advocates being developed and trained from within the Police.

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Senior Executive Police Officers:  This Training Must Not Stop With Us!

Senior Executive Police Officers: This Training Must Not Stop With Us!

February 13, 2018

[Guam 09 February 2018] Nineteen Police Commissioners, Directors of Public Safety and Chiefs of Police from the Micronesian region attending the Australian Federal Police and Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre (FWCC) training on Gender, Human Rights and Violence Against Women echoed in consensus during the last day of the training that the

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Fanian Bamngin CHIEF of Police Yap: Domestic Violence Legislation Will Help Improve Police Response

Fanian Bamngin CHIEF of Police Yap: Domestic Violence Legislation Will Help Improve Police Response

February 9, 2018

[GUAM Feb 09 2018] While there is no legislation in Yap to provide protection for victims and survivors of domestic violence, reports of domestic violence is made at the police station and the Attorney Generals’s office nonetheless. Chief of Police, Fanian Bamngin has been with the police force for more

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Benito Cantero DIRECTOR of Police Pohnpei: New Law, New Attitude!

Benito Cantero DIRECTOR of Police Pohnpei: New Law, New Attitude!

February 9, 2018

[GUAM Feb 09 2018] According to Benito Cantero, Director of Police in Pohnpei, it took approximately ten years for the women of Pohnpei to successfully push through legislation on family violence. The Domestic Issues Act (2017) provides for mechanisms and procedures to deal with incidents of Domestic Violence. The law

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Edmond Salik CHIEF of Police Kosrae: Domestifc Violence is More Than Just The Name

February 9, 2018

[GUAM Feb 08 2018] With a population of approximately 6,500 people, Edmond Salik who is the Chief of Police for Kosrae one of the four-island states of Federated States of Micronesia sees the challenges of addressing violence against women on Kosrae very clearly. Salik explained that most of their reported

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