Fiji

These were just 2 of the questions raised at the 2nd regional feminist advocacy training organised by the Fiji Women's Rights Movement (FWRM) and Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN) Pacific, held in Papua New Guinea from 16-21 July.
Human rights organisations and individuals have been threatened with violence, including rape, for speaking out on the current impasse. Imrana Jalal of The Fiji Women’s Rights Movement, and WLUML networker, received threatening phone calls last week.
In May 2006, WLUML networker and RRRT's Human Rights Adviser, Imrana Jalal, was appointed to the renowned International Commission of Jurists (ICJ).
RRRT, in partnership with the Fiji Women’s Rights Movement (FWRM), conducted a refresher course on Fiji’s new Family Law Act for over 30 of our local Community Paralegals and key NGO partners in late May 2006.
RRRT’s extensive involvement in Fiji’s family law reform process dates back nearly 10 years.
The Fiji Women's Rights Movement applauds the members of the House of Representatives for making a stand for social justice.
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