Wednesday, 25 November 2009

[creative-radio] Fiji: Women's group launches community radio station


THE femLINKPACIFIC launched its Community Radio program in Nasigatoka
Village with a message that women should not be silent on violence against

FemLINKPACIFIC co-ordinator Sharon Bhagwan-Rolls launched the program

Ms Bhagwan Rolls said a representative of the Nailarube Women's club from
the Nasigatoka Village said women knew violence existed in their community
and families but were too afraid to speak out and share their stories,
even among themselves.

"The community radio broadcasts have been found to be an important channel
for women to speak out against violence, and this is indeed in line with
this year's theme 'Commit, Demand and Act to End Violence against Women',"
said Mrs Bhagwan-Rolls

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