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Emergency workshop brings frontline responders together

Thirty participants came from the five districts of Kandep, Kompiam-Ambum, Lagaip-Pogera, Wapenamanda and Wabag. They represented church and community leaders, village court magistrates and officers, police (FSVU, CID), women’s association, welfare protection officer and the provincial director from Department of Community, Development, Youth and Religion. 

Men’s hub changes mindsets

However, this requires respect for human rights for both men and women and challenge to the gender and social norms that lead to violence, discrimination and injustice.

After witnessing an increase in the rates of family and sexual violence (FSV) in his community, Alphonse Pemuko took it upon himself to educate and counsel mostly male perpetrators.