Posts Tagged ‘Victim Support’

Churches support Samoa’s Victim Support Group Comments 0

Monday, November 13th, 2017
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The President of the Samoa Victim Support Group (SVSG), Siliniu Lina Chang, says church leaders of various denominations have come forward to be part a Men’s and Women’s Advocacy programme as facilitators of these counselling sessions. Chang also acknowledged their partnership with the Ministry of Justice, Administration and Court which has referred many of the Read more

Samoa Victim Support opens offices in Sydney, Brisbane Comments 0

Friday, November 2nd, 2012

The Samoa Victim Support now offers its services in Sydney and Brisbane. Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi opened the Sydney branch in Liverpool recently. He said that promoting awareness of gender-based violence is important, as is offering a place of safety for victims. He added that the Samoa Victim Support is strongly supported by Read more

Samoa – Bill on domestic violence presented to Cabinet Comments 0

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

In Samoa, a Bill to prevent violence against women and children has been presented to Cabinet. Currently domestic violence comes under the Crimes Ordinance Act. But the Family Safety Bill aims to give more power to police, health officials and educators to prevent violence and rehabilitate victims. In an interview on Radio Australia International Lina Chang, Read more