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October 26, 2021

World White Ribbon Dayin PNG

Today marksWorld White Ribbon Day-theInternational Dayto eliminate all forms of violence against women and Children.

PNG joinedthe rest ofthe world to commemoratethe day withthetheme: ‘A Promise is a Promise’, Time to end violence against women and children.

Atthe luncheon, men were told to become silence breaker of domestic violence.

President of Chamber of Mines and Petroleum, Gerea Aopi, said domestic and family violence, and gender based violence are a widespread disease in Papua New Guinea

Mr. Gerea also urged all sectors of organization to support women groups to fight violence.

The Keynote speaker, Rowan Callick, is urging families to traintheir children in an acceptable culture to follow.


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