Violence against women is a symptom of gender inequality: Vuniwaqa

Members of Soroptimist International, golden Age Home trustee Kantilal Punja and Minister for Women, Poverty Alleviation at the groundbreaking ceremony of a Soroptimist International Fiji sanctuary in Natabua, Lautoka. Picture: REPEKA NASIKO

MINISTER for Women and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa is urging people to call out individuals who abuse women and young girls. While speaking in Lautoka recently, she said violence against women has become a pandemic that could not be controlled if people remained silent. She said Fiji’s patriarchal driven society has also contributed to the […]

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