‘Violence against women, girls a national crisis’

Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa speaking at the launch of the national action plan on the prevention of violence of Women and Girls. Picture: JOVESA NAISUA

VIOLENCE against women and girls in Fiji is a national crisis, says Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Minister Mereseini Vuniwaqa. Mrs Vuniwaqa said the prevalence of violence against women in Fiji was the highest in the world. “With almost two out of three (64 per cent) women who have been subjected to physical or sexual […]

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