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violence against women

Cong. Uifaatali Amata
  Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata is welcoming the announcement of $950,000 in federal funds for programs that seek to identify, assess, and respond to instances of domestic violence and sexual assault. This grant, administered by the US Department of Justice’s Office on Violence...
Amata during a zoom committee meeting
Washington, D.C. — Wednesday, Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata welcomed the announcement of over $685,000 in federal funds for American Samoa’s efforts to combat violence against women. These federal funds are from two grant programs administered by the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) of the...
Nalini Singh
Nouméa, NEW CALEDONIA — When we talk about an issue as serious as violence and harassment, there is no room for 'sugar-coating' - the statistics in the Pacific are dire. The Pacific Community (SPC) is convening the 14th Triennial Conference of Pacific Women and the 7th Meeting of the Pacific...
Ruth Mataafa
Sydney, AUSTRALIA, — Ruth Mataafa was killed by her ex-partner on Saturday afternoon at a home in Bidwell in Western Sydney in front of family members. Police officers found 22-year-old Mataafa outside the home with multiple stab wounds to her chest, side and back. She was treated by NSW Ambulance...