When it comes to domestic and gender-based violence talk is not enough

When we say that we are shocked and alarmed about women and girls being abused, attacked or even killed, by their husbands and partners, what do our words achieve? The sad answer is that words alone are not enough to bring an end to domestic and gender-…

Melanesian leaders make a stand against Domestic, Sexual and Gender Based Violence in the sub-region

The Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) Secretariat concluded its inaugural sub-regional conference with its members on eliminating domestic, sexual, and gender-based violence with the development of an Outcomes Document collating ministers and senior…

Melanesian Ministerial Workshop on Violence against Women: A Sub-Regional Approach to preventing domestic and sexual and gender-based violence

Domestic violence and violence against women are a scourge on our nations and the region and a violation to their human rights. While the enactment of domestic violence legislation is a big achievement for the region, more needs to be done to address the…

Authorised Justices equipped to clamp down on domestic violence in Malaita communities

14 Authorised Justices around Malaita province have completed training that will enable them to effectively carry out their roles laid out in the Family Protection Act- to issue Interim Protection Orders for survivors of domestic violence in their…

Using drama to battle domestic violence: PW Podcast S02-06

Actions speak louder than words! That is the underlying theme which has inspired an innovative approach to combat violence against women and girls in the Solomon Islands.

Pacific countries agree to establish a regional working group to address domestic violence

Representatives from eleven Pacific countries have agreed to establish a regional working group to help address domestic violence issues. This agreement was a key result from a regional consultation made up of senior civil servants responsible for…

10 December is International Human Rights’ Day

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign

Tackling sexual harassment: what can you do?

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign If you’ve experienced sexual harassment, know that you are not alone. There are people who can help you. Below are some steps you can take to address this issue. Remember: you are entitled to…

Tackling sexual harassment is everybody’s responsibility

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

Nothing justifies sexual harassment

 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence "In our culture, it’s normal to flirt with women. They like it." "She works in a job that’s usually done by men and her colleagues are all men: what does she expect?" "This is the nature of our work: it…
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