Media Coverage

Growing pressure against racist and bigots on social media

March 20, 2019

While many continue to unite in mourning the 50 worshipers murdered in the terrorist attacks in Christchurch, some are using the terrorist attack to spread more hate. Included in this heartless and racist list are some Fijians with real and fake social media accounts who have joined other bigots from

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Reclaim the Night March to bring about visibility to issues of rape and violence against women – Ali

March 7, 2019

Reclaim the Night March is a small part of the larger initiative to bring about visibility to issues of rape and violence against women in Fiji. Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre Coordinator Shamima Ali says the march also allows people to come together and show their opposition towards this kind of

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1101 domestic violence cases received last year

February 12, 2019

THE Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre last year received a total of 1101 cases of domestic violence from the period of January to December. Of this cases, 573 cases were received at the FWCC in Suva, 269 in Nadi, 130 in Ba, 84 in Lautoka and 45 at the Rakiraki Women

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FWCC gets shelters for survivors of domestic violence and rape

January 21, 2019

The Fiji Women Crisis Centre has got their new shelters for survivors of domestic violence and rape. Centre Coordinator, Shamima Ali says the shelters will be based in Ba, Labasa and Suva. Ali says the shelters in Ba and Labasa are emergency shelters for domestic violence survivors, whereas Suva will

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High rates of reporting of violence against women, girls and children

December 28, 2018

THIS year saw the continuing high rates of reporting of violence against women, girls and children, illustrating increased awareness about the issue. Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre (FWCC) co-ordinator Shamima Ali said during the year, violence against women continued to take its toll, with five women dying allegedly at the hands

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FWCC and Police data survey shows rise in violence against women during holiday period

December 21, 2018

While the festive season is often associated with family, food and festivities, for many women living in abusive relationships, it is the worst time of the year. This comes from the Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre which says that data from the Fiji Women's Crisis Centre and Fiji Police Force show

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