From 4 to 6 July 2017, Femili PNG conducted training on gender-based violence and trauma-informed care in Daru. The training was organized by the Burnet Institute who is working with stakeholders to reduce the impact of drug-resistant tuberculosis in Western Province.
Femili PNG had the pleasure of hosting Rosie Batty, the 2015 Australian of the Year, in Papua New Guinea from 24 to 28 April 2017.
Femili PNG coordinated 'Gender Mainstreaming Training for Health Managers' from 20-24 March 2017 at Nenege Lodge in Tari, Hela Province. The 24 participants were from the Hela Provincial Hospital and the Hela Provincial Health facilities.
Trukai Industries Ltd and Femili PNG signed a memorandum of understanding on 30 March 2017, symbolising their ongoing partnership to assist survivors of family and sexual violence.
Femili PNG is pleased to announce that the official opening of its new office in Lae took place on 5 June 2017. The official opening luncheon was held at the Lae International Hotel, followed by a blessing and ribbon cutting at the new office.
Femili PNG has teamed up with the Zonta Club of Canberra to host a trivia night fundraiser in Canberra on Friday 16 April at 6:30pm. Get your table together and join us for a night of fun.
Attending training is an opportunity for an individual to learn new things and also to unlearn the things that they are used to doing. Service providers who have been working for a long time may sometimes forget to follow certain protocols because of their overwhelming number of cases handled. On the other hand, new service providers may lack some of the knowledge and skills required to handle and manage cases.
On 8 February 2017 Femili PNG launched an official partnership with the PNG Business Coalition for Women (BCFW). Through this partnership BCFW and Femili PNG hope to make the support services offered by Femili PNG accessible to more working women and men in Lae.