The Ministry for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation have been responding to some alarming cases during this COVID-19 crisis.
The ministry together with the Fiji Women Crisis Centre has formed the COVID-19 Violence Working Group in advance prevention and response to the most vulnerable during emergencies.
In light of COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on women and children, the COVID-19 Response Gender Working Group has been undertaking a rapid gender analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on all Fijian women and girls.
Minister for Women, Children and Povery Alleviation- Mereseini Vuniwaqa says the working group prepares them for any crisis.
Fiji Women Crisis Centre Coordinator- Shamima Ali says the community has been taking responsibility making work easier for the working group.
This group will continue to work together in this unprecedented time.