Fiji Time: 4:37 PM on Saturday 13 February

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Centre hosts FVF

Arin Kumar
Thursday, May 22, 2014

THE Fiji Women's Crisis Centre hosted the Fiji Volleyball Federation (FVF) to its first child protection training yesterday.

The training was conducted by Farzana Gulista and was attended by about 10 coaches, referees, officials and administrators.

Federation programs manager Semaima Lagilagi said the training was a result of the endorsement of child protection policy over the weekend by the executive board members of FVF.

"This is the first of a few training sessions and seminars that the centre will host," she said.

"The main area of discussion today (yesterday) is child protection and the laws and policies regarding children in the country."

Lagilagi said they were looking forward to conducting similar training and seminars in the Western and Northern divisions next month.

"We are the first sport in the country to adopt such a policy and we want to reach out to as many of our players, coaches, referees, officials, and administrators as possible.

"We want to educate them on their roles and responsibilities as adults and how they can prevent child abuse in the country.

"Child abuse is highly prevalent in the country and it's about time someone did something about it.

"The Pacific Volleyball Partnership program is working in partnership with the FWCC in the training of all Fiji volleyball officials, coaches, referees and administrators."








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.65860.6396
JPY 53.786250.7862
GBP 0.32630.3183
EUR 0.41800.4060
NZD 0.71170.6787
AUD 0.66930.6443
USD 0.47540.4584

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 12th February 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Fit for PM
  2. Forces top payout
  3. Claims of breach dismissed
  4. $1.2m college
  5. Serious concern
  6. Spain 7s team to train in Fiji
  7. Winston 'no threat'
  8. Rakiraki worst affected
  9. ERP amendments 'set platform for progress'
  10. FLOTSAM AND JETSAM

Top Stories this Week

  1. Angry 7s fan smashes TV screen Tuesday (09 Feb)
  2. Dead on the beach Thursday (11 Feb)
  3. Need speed Monday (08 Feb)
  4. 3 MPs are out Wednesday (10 Feb)
  5. NZ 7s final refereeing charade an embarrassment Monday (08 Feb)
  6. Ryan: Sunshine ahead Tuesday (09 Feb)
  7. Investigation as nurse falls with baby Tuesday (09 Feb)
  8. Sydney 7s thriller Wednesday (10 Feb)
  9. The origin of Fiji's sevens series Monday (08 Feb)
  10. Sevens change Wednesday (10 Feb)