Fijian women come together to call to eradicate gender-based violence

April 19, 2016

Feminist groups in Fiji have come together to call for an end to gender-based violence.

Fiji Women’s Rights Movement executive director Tara Chetty said empowering women to be part of the call to action is vital.

“It is particularly important to recognise the leadership of young women and girls in tackling the violence and discrimination they face.

“Girls and young women are the experts on their own lives and must be heard as part of community, informal and formal decision-making structures,” she said.

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