Fiji Time: 11:44 AM on Monday 2 February

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Equal responsibility

Salaseini Moceiwai
Friday, May 23, 2014

CHILDREN should be looked after equally by their parents, says Fiji Women's Crisis Centre executive director Shamima Ali.

Ms Ali made the comment at the Eliminating Violence Against Women workshop for police personnel in the North at the Labasa Scouts Hall this week.

"There should be equal parenting in the homes," Ms Ali said.

"Women shouldn't be the only ones tasked to look after the children but men too have their share of the responsibility.

"Taking care of the children is also a man's job. This will give them the opportunity to nurture and take good care of their children.

"They should spend as much time as they can with their children so they can also develop a good relationship."

Ms Ali said couples should strive to understand each other better.

"A woman should know her husband's bank account details, how much he earns, how much money he has in the bank and overall, his personal life.

"This should also be the case for men to their wives. This will foster a good and healthy relationship."





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. Shattered
  2. Come forward
  3. Fake tabua nothing new, says Ratu Orisi
  4. Amnesty period
  5. Hidden Paradise burst into hive of activities
  6. The value of television exclusivity deals
  7. Programs to empower farmers
  8. Raise more awareness
  9. Fight against dengue on
  10. $1m to help firefighters

Top Stories this Week

  1. Killer on the loose Friday (30 Jan)
  2. Who let our boy go swimming Thursday (29 Jan)
  3. Fake tabua inquiry Thursday (29 Jan)
  4. Wife tells of sorrow Saturday (31 Jan)
  5. Old market to turn into live fish shop Tuesday (27 Jan)
  6. FRCA terminates officers Tuesday (27 Jan)
  7. Community in shock Friday (30 Jan)
  8. Tragic end to tour Wednesday (28 Jan)
  9. New-look bus station plans Tuesday (27 Jan)
  10. Woman found Thursday (29 Jan)