Women empowerment

Embassy Awards 3 Grants to Combat Gender Based Violence

A total of S45, 000 (K125, 000) was allocated to Port Moresby base, PNG Cancer Foundation and Women Doctors Association of PNG and Laswara Rural Women’s Project in Kundiawa, Simbu Province.   

The funding falls under the Ambassador’s small grants program and the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) for community-based projects that combat gender based violence in Papua New Guinea (PNG).