Just saying violence is wrong is not enough, says Minister Vuniwaqa

Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa. Picture: SUPPLIED

JUST saying violence against women and girls is “wrong” and “illegal” is not enough, says Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa.

She said religious and community leaders needed to take a more proactive role and address the domestic violence issue head on.

“We have really reached a stage where I think everybody needs to do what they can as organisations and groups to impact more mindsets,” she said.

Read the full report in today’s edition of The Fiji Times.

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