As a community based organisation that works to help survivors of family and sexual violence (FSV), it is paramount that Femili PNG has its own policies in assisting its very employees, when they find themselves … Read more
This is the story of a woman who experienced violence after her husband died. She remarried to a man who promised to look after her and her children. However, when she settled in with him, … Read more
Papua New Guinea’s High Commissioner to Australia His Excellency Mr John Ma’o Kali visited Femili PNG operations in Port Moresby and Lae.
Femili PNG Outreach team conducted FSV information sessions to community leaders in Daulo and Lufa Districts in Eastern Highlands Province. With this training, community leaders gain the skills to create a community FSV committee that will play an important role in keeping the peace and maintaining order.
She spoke passionately of the challenges facing survivors of gender based violence and of the need for justice to be applied equally to all perpetrators, regardless of profile or status.
Ms. Plana explained the role case workers play in ensuring a survivor centered response and how crucial it is to work in close coordination with partners.
Femili PNG’s Operations Director, Denga Ilave, was recently interviewed on ABC’s Pacific Beat to talk about some of the challenges in responding to sexual and gender-based violence in PNG. There are structural challenges in responding … Read more
Femili PNG’s client data has been recently cited in a new report which analyses trends of sexual, family, and domestic violence rates in PNG.
Konnie Yoifa recently spoke with the Good Will Hunters podcast about the work that Femili PNG does and issues with addressing gender-based violence in the Pacific.
For those, especially women and children who have been experiencing family and sexual violence (FSV), is it safe for them to be in a ‘’lockdown’’ situation at home with their abuser?