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CSW : Gender-based violence must be stopped

“Boys exposed to violence are three times more likely to use violence against their partner,” she said, noting that the effects of violence against women are felt from generation to generation. “We cannot change social behaviour in societies where overall attitudes and culture don’t change.”

Social Welfare Minister Hon. Moijueh Kai-Kai addresses CSW Session at UN

We are a state party to the CEDAW and have so far fulfilled our reporting obligation by submitting six (6) periodic reports to the CEDAW Committee;
We have adopted a National Action Plan on UN Security Council resolutions 1325 and 1820 as a show of commitment to address the impact of war on women, encourage women’s contribution to conflict resolution and sustainable peace, as well as to address the issue of Gender Based Violence; and
We have updated our reports to the African Union on the AU Heads of State Solemn Declaration on Gender Equality in Africa.