Family & Sexual Violence Action Committee May 2018 Newsletter

In the May 2018 issue of Hadibaiatok, the Family and Sexual Violence Action Committee (FSVAC) features a story on a five-day train the trainer workshop to pilot the use of the Referral Pathways: Strengthening Access to Justice for Survivor of Family and Sexual Violence curriculumParticipants were also trained on proper usage of the Survivor Advocate flip chart tool.

Participants came from key government agencies, the law and justice sector, and other community service provider institutions. In another story, read about a new project that the FSVAC is embarking on with funding by the Papua New Guinea – Australia Partnership, under the Pacific Women program. The project is being implemented in the seven most earthquake affected local level governments in the Hela and Southern Highlands Provinces.

The new project seeks to support women and children and other vulnerable people who have been significantly impacted by the earthquake disaster that took place in early 2018. The project aims to restore the communities’ sense of normalcy over time and reduce the risk of family and sexual violence and gender-based violence against women and children, promote dignity and provide support for women and children’s immediate health and psychosocial needs.

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