Rose* was physically and sexually abused by her husband. Femili PNG assisted her by moving her to a safe house and later helping her return safely to her home province.
Two of our dedicated Papua New Guinean staff shared their stories about their work supporting survivors of family and sexual violence at the Lae Case Management Centre, and what motivates them. Denga’s story (Operations Director … Read more
Femili PNG Board Chair Stephen Howes writes on his trip to Lae in November 2014, where he saw the successes of the Case Management Centre so far, and the challenging environment in which it operates.
A new report on gender-based violence in PNG by the Lowy Institute, authored by journalist Jo Chandler, sheds further light on the issue of gender-based violence in PNG and praises the Lae Case Management Centre … Read more
In early 2014, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, The Hon Julie Bishop MP, asked the human rights subcommittee of the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade to inquire into and report on the … Read more
Femili PNG’s Case Management Centres (CMC) in Lae and Port Moresby provide integrated case management services for survivors of family and sexual violence. But what is case management? It depends on the client, and on … Read more
In an interview with the Devpolicy Blog, outgoing Head of Mission for MSF in PNG, Paul Brockmann, spoke on the need for case management services. “..we do know that our patients need access to other … Read more
Serena Sumanop is the Executive Director of The Voice Inc, a home-grown Papua New Guinean NGO working to empower young people to contribute to their communities and to development. Serena is also a member of the … Read more
Board member Stephanie Copus-Campbell spoke to Ruby Connection about the CMC and the wider issue of gender-based violence in PNG. “Apart from the very real physical and human rights repercussions, what really has to be … Read more
Ume Wainetti spoke to Guardian Australia on the announcement of funding for the Case Management Centre. Ume said that the funding announcement was unexpected but “overwhelming” and welcome. “It’s a big need we have,” said … Read more