Ume Wainetti of the PNG Family and Sexual Violence Action Committee gave this talk titled ‘Combatting family and sexual violence in PNG: What has been achieved and what is needed?’ at the ANU Crawford School of Public Policy on 22 May 2013.
Ume Wainetti is National Coordinator of the PNG Family and Sexual Violence Action Committee (FSVAC), the body charged with coordinating the national response to gender-based violence.She has years of experience in leading PNG’s response to gender-based violence.
In this public forum, Ume Wainetti explores the gains made, the promising approaches, and the challenges ahead for an effective response to gender-based violence in PNG. In particular, she argues for the critical need to fill the missing gap in case management to ensure that survivors in PNG have a better chance of getting the services and support they need.
This lecture was presented by the Development Policy Centre at Crawford School of Public Policy. The Australian National University.
An audio podcast is also available here.