During the final Lae FSV Service Provider Group meeting for the year, Femili PNG donated more than K14,600 worth of office equipment, stationery and computers to partners in Lae.
Mundango Abroad is a private ancillary fund that provides philanthropic support to Australian organisations working overseas. One of Mundango Abroad’s focus areas is projects that make a difference to the lives of women and girls … Read more
Femili PNG continues supporting women and children taking refuge at the Salvation Army Safe House in Lae. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed on Tuesday May 3rd to pave way for the two organisations to … Read more
Femili PNG is increasingly engaging with the business sector on family and sexual violence.
One of the most satisfying things I have seen through my involvement with Femili PNG is the changed situation with regards to Lae’s safe houses. I first went to Lae with my colleague, Kamalini Lokuge, at her suggestion to look at what could be done by way of follow up to the MSF Family Support Centre project in Lae for survivors of family and sexual violence in February 2013. At that time, Lae’s two safe houses were not working well. Finding safe accommodation for a survivor was a major challenge.
Interviewing Stan Leahy, General Manager of Zenag Chicken, about the reasons behind his company’s decision to support Femili PNG’s work, you immediately feel his passion for the region’s development. Although with his Australian heritage, Stan … Read more
Collaboration with local service providers is a crucial part of Femili PNG’s work – without it, it is difficult to obtain positive outcomes for survivors. In recent weeks, the Femili PNG team has been thrilled … Read more
We are excited to report that Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop has announced $3 million of funding over three years from the Australian aid program to establish the Papua New Guinea Family and Sexual Violence Case Management Centre (CMC), based in Lae.
Cathy Rimbao, Sargeant, Lae Police, discusses gender-based violence in PNG from a policing perspective. This session was part of the gender-based violence panel at the 2013 PNG Update at ANU. The presentation was recorded on … Read more
The Lae Stakeholder Group is comprised of a range of experts from the community.