Fiji

Fiji: Police Shut down Fiji Women's Rights Movement birthday retreat

Publication Date: 
July 1, 2011
Source: 
Fiji Women's Rights Movement


Police closed down the Fiji’s Women’s Rights Movement’s (FWRM) retreat and planning at the Pearl resort in Pacific harbor this morning. At around 9.30am, a police officer, known as Tomu, from the Central Investigation Department asked the hotel event coordinator whether FWRM had a permit. The information was relayed to the FWRM Executive Director, Virisila Buadromo, who informed him that the event was an internal FWRM planning.

Fiji: The Many Faces of Violence against Women

Publication Date: 
December 7, 2010
Source: 
FemLINK Pacific


FemLINK Pacific's 16 Days of Community Radio Campaign continues to serve as a platform for local women to speak out on issues that are connected to the annual women's human rights campaign which brings global attention to the many faces of violence, including the silence that is perpetuated because of political, institutional and social structures:

Fiji: Girl beaten by village headman for wearing pants

Fiji: Girl beaten by village headman for wearing pants

Clothes gone wrong ... Asenaca Vunibola, right, with her father Tui and mother Sala after her traumatic experience at Naqai outside Labasa yesterday.