NRI to launch Domestic Violence policy

The country’s think-tank Papua New Guinea National Research Institute (PNG NRI) will be launching its Domestic Violence Policy on August 30, 2017.

PNG NRI Human Resource Manager Stephanie Manas said the core message of the policy is that domestic violence is everybody’s business.

The new PNG NRI Domestic Violence Policy is underpinned by three core principles:

1. The protection of PNG NRI staff and their families is a paramount priority of the Institute;

2. PNG NRI has a holistic view of domestic violence, recognising that it destroys families and devastates communities; and

3. PNG NRI will pursue the perpetrators of acts of domestic violence to the fullest extent possible and is committed to supporting victims of domestic violence by providing access to appropriate safety and support services.

Freddy Mou