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Violent Extremism by Police Officers Not Acceptable

Violent Extremism by Police Officers Not Acceptable

May 18, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: Violent Extremism by Police Officers Not Acceptable 18/05/2022 Yet another viral video has surfaced online showing a police officer utilising disproportionately excessive and unreasonable force to obtain information from a bus driver in Labasa. Aggressively pulling, manhandling and threatening a man and passengers in the bus for simply

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Lose your fear and become activists.

Lose your fear and become activists.

March 11, 2022

This was the message from Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre Coordinator Shamima Ali to more than 100 women who participated in the Fiji Girmit Council Women’s Wing’s International Women’s Day event in Lautoka on Tuesday. “We have, at the moment, one great chance, elections are coming,” the human rights activist said.

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Let’s work together to end violence against women and girls

Let’s work together to end violence against women and girls

December 10, 2021

As we conclude the 16 Days of Activism Campaign today, now is the time to redouble our efforts, so that together, we can eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls. FWCC Coordinator Shamima Ali said as the campaign intensified awareness on violence against women and girls for the

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Male advocates commit to become agents of change

Male advocates commit to become agents of change

December 8, 2021

TWENTY five male advocates who were part of a dialogue on engaging men to end violence against women and girls have committed themselves to be agents of change in their communities. The Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre concluded the one-day dialogue with male advocates from the Western Division at Lautoka’s Tanoa

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JOINT PRESS RELEASE Launch: Gender-Based Violence Counsellor Training Package for the Pacific

JOINT PRESS RELEASE Launch: Gender-Based Violence Counsellor Training Package for the Pacific

December 1, 2021

Suva, Fiji– 29 November marked the culmination of progressing decades of work towards standardising approaches to gender-based violence counselling in the Pacific, led by the Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre (FWCC) in partnership with the Pacific Women’s Network Against Violence Against Women and UN Women Fiji Multi-Country Office. “In response to

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FWCC condemns uploading and sharing of disturbing materials online

FWCC condemns uploading and sharing of disturbing materials online

September 29, 2021

The Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre is aware of a video involving two youths being forced to perform sexual acts making rounds on social media. FWCC Legal & Advocacy Officer Stephanie Dunn stated that the Centre condemns the uploading and sharing of disturbing videos in all its forms online. Ms Dunn

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