FBC: Advocacy on gender-based violence continues

[Source: FBC]

A two-day consultation focusing on the Western Interagency Response to Gender-Based Violence was formally launched today as part of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence.

The consultation is also an opportunity to advocate and unite to raise awareness about gender-based violence, challenge discriminatory attitudes and call for improved services to end violence against women for good.

Speaking during the opening, Commissioner Western Apolosi Lewaqai says, that support from NGO’s and communities is vital in the fight against gender-based violence.

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