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Kim and Ali’s Story

This is the story of Kim and Ali*, two girls who suffered ongoing sexual abuse from their stepfather. With Femili PNG’s help they escaped violence and now live their lives safe from his abuse.

Clare’s Story

Clare* and her husband had a great marriage at first, but when she became pregnant he became very violent. With Femili PNG’s help, Clare was able to protect herself, and her baby with a court issued permanent protection order.

Rachael’s Story

Rachael* was physically assaulted when she was accused of sorcery. Femili PNG worked with our partners to move her to a safe location and to have the perpetrators arrested.

Emily’s Story

Emily* and her children faced ongoing violence from Emily’s husband. Femili PNG helped them find safe accommodation while they began legal proceedings against her husband. With our support, her husband was forced to pay child support.

Anna’s Story

Anna* was sexual and physically abused by her aunt and their partner. Femili PNG financially supported her to take them to court where the judge ruled in favour of Anna.

Ruthy’s Story

Ruthy* experienced terrible sexual abuse when she was kidnapped as a child. With Femili PNG’s help she went to court, and had the perpetrator sentences to 23 years imprisonment.

Isa’s story

We helped Isa* to escape her abusive husband. With Femili PNG’s help Isa, who is illiterate, was able to go to court and plead her case. She is now permanently protected by a court order.

Alice’s Story

Alice* was pregnant when she was referred to Femili PNG. She was constantly experiencing physical and sexual abuse from her husband. With out help she, and her children, could escape that violence and live safely.

Ruth’s story

We helped Ruth* escape from years of intimate partner violence from her husband. With Femili PNG’s help she could get a protection order from the courts and stop his abuse.

Emily’s story

Emily* and her children were abused by Emily’s husband. With Femili PNG’s help they were able to escape the violence and go to court, where the husband was ordered to pay child support.