‘’Please Protect Me – I am the future of PNG’’ was the theme for this year’s Pikinini Protection Day that was celebrated by more than 500 children and their parents at St Mary’s Hall in Lae on 2 September 2017.
From 4 to 6 July 2017, Femili PNG conducted training on gender-based violence and trauma-informed care in Daru. The training was organized by the Burnet Institute who is working with stakeholders to reduce the impact of drug-resistant tuberculosis in Western Province.
Some staff came on horse-back, others in their farm work-wear and also mothers and their curious toddlers came together to listen and learn about the issue of family and sexual violence.
257 men signed a pledge to end family and sexual violence in their homes and communities during the 2016 Morobe Show held on October 15 and 16. They traced their palm on a piece of coloured paper and signed their name to show their support to end family and sexual violence in Lae and around the country.
Mymie is a four-year-old girl who is attending school in West Taraka, which locals consider one of the most dangerous suburbs in Lae, Papua New Guinea. Every day, she walks 45 minutes from home to school. During the recent Child Safety Day supported by Femili PNG and other partners, Mymie and her mother learned about basic safety rules, potential risks and child rights principles.
Femili PNG was recently surprised and delighted to receive a generous donation from David Morrison AO. As Australian of the Year for 2016, the retired Lieutenant General and former Chief of the Australian Army is … Read more
More than 70 employees of Laga Industries, a manufacturing company based in Lae, were challenged to be good citizens and report family and sexual violence in their communities
On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls, also known as White Ribbon Day (November 25 2015), staff from Femili PNG, along with partners from the Family Support Centre and … Read more