The Fiji Women’s Rights Movement condemns all forms of Violence against women and girls.
It has also acknowledged the decision by the Supreme Court to increase the Tariff for child rape offenses in Fiji.
The current Tariff for child rape offenses in Fiji is now 11 to 20 Years imprisonment compared to the previous 10 to 16-Year Term.
According to FWRM’s Research, 9 in 10 victims and survivors of sexual offenses in Fiji are Women and Girls.
At the same time- 9 in 10 Perpetrators of sexual offenses in Fiji are Men and Boys. Singh added we need to ensure our girls and women are safe in Society.