Fiji Time: 1:25 PM on Sunday 7 February

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Gatekeepers play a vital role

Repeka Nasiko
Monday, June 09, 2014

GATEKEEPERS play the vital role of ensuring that a declared violence free community adheres to the policies of the program, says Social Welfare Minister Dr Jiko Luveni.

"Each community will form a gatekeepers committee," she said.

"So it is the gatekeepers committee that will continue to provide us with reports and not only that our own staff will be going around to each community to monitor these communities."

Dr Luveni said a project officer had also been appointed this year to monitor violence free communities in the country.

"She has this special task of moving around to all of these violence free communities and to gather reports from the gatekeepers. The officer also ensures that interest in these declarations is still there from the community members."

She said the campaign had been a success with three more communities from Lautoka being declared violence free.

"We feel that this is a campaign that touches the lives of women and children and the whole family."

The communities include Vanuakula, Seniyaya and Dreketi settlement near Lomolomo.








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 0.65200.6330
JPY 56.024953.0249
GBP 0.32480.3168
EUR 0.42350.4115
NZD 0.71170.6787
AUD 0.66170.6367
USD 0.47670.4597

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 5th February 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Kenya's next
  2. Injuries hit team
  3. Flag for 'modern Fiji'
  4. Sydney 7s: World Rugby probes NZ, Australia game
  5. 14 have no home
  6. Ryan happy with team
  7. PM commends seed farmer for hard work, success
  8. Entity takes legal action
  9. On course
  10. Hope for resolution

Top Stories this Week

  1. Blitzed out Monday (01 Feb)
  2. Suspended Tuesday (02 Feb)
  3. 49-year-old man arrested at Nadi airport Wednesday (03 Feb)
  4. Ryan admits he understand the losing feeling Monday (01 Feb)
  5. 7s reaction Tuesday (02 Feb)
  6. 7s release Monday (01 Feb)
  7. Joy ride ends in the hospital Monday (01 Feb)
  8. Sevens changes Friday (05 Feb)
  9. Fiji picks up the pieces Thursday (04 Feb)
  10. Running brawl part of journey to Rio Wednesday (03 Feb)