Fiji Times Logo

Fiji Time: 11:37 AM on Tuesday 2 September

/ Front page / News

Drop in child abuse

Dawn Gibson
Saturday, December 29, 2012

THE Fiji Women's Crisis Centre (FWCC) has confirmed a decrease in new instances of reported child abuse this year in comparison to last year.

In 2011, there were a total of 74 new clients who reported child abuse, while this year the statistics showed a drop to 66 reported cases.

This was revealed in the FWCC's annual report for 2012 with the year ending in November.

The report also revealed there were 98 repeat clients in total this year.


Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. 45 detained
  2. Teen's ice bucket death
  3. Accident claims another life
  4. Suburb housing project offers 210 flats
  5. Ban assures Fiji
  6. UN demands release of captured Fijian soldiers
  7. Unique desserts shop opens
  8. $9.4m for new bridge
  9. Vigil for safe return
  10. Long naps, snacks

Top Stories this Week

  1. Van Gaal unhappy Wednesday (27 Aug)
  2. Commander confirms captured soldiers 'safe' Friday (29 Aug)
  3. Police act Wednesday (27 Aug)
  4. Show of support Thursday (28 Aug)
  5. Going Golan Monday (01 Sep)
  6. Dad tells of heartache as son is buried Wednesday (27 Aug)
  7. Rebels take our soldiers Saturday (30 Aug)
  8. Tough but right Monday (01 Sep)
  9. Police assault claim Thursday (28 Aug)
  10. Military not taking sides Monday (01 Sep)