Samoan girl-led charity wins international award for outstanding work

A Samoan girl-led charity, Samoa Victim Support Group (SVSG) is one of 20 organisations from around the world to receive a With and For Girls Award in London this week.

The With and For Girls Awards is a global initiative to identify and support strong local organisations working with and for girls. As part of the award package, SVSG will receive US$50,000 of flexible funding and capacity building support.

The charity – based in Apia, Samoa – is recognised for its work with survivors of violence and sexual abuse in Samoa, providing shelters and support for women and girls, in addition to educating community members on violence prevention. Continue reading

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