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National Public Inquiry into Family Violence in Samoa Samoa Office of the Ombudsman / National Human Rights InstitutionState of human rights report

Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Apia, Samoa : Samoa Office of the Ombudsman, 2018Description: electronic document (342 pages) ; PDF file.Other title: Sā'ili'iliga Lautele i Sāuāga i Totonu o'Aiga i Sāmoa.Subject(s): CHILD ABUSE | CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE | DOMESTIC VIOLENCE | FAMILY VIOLENCE | PACIFIC PEOPLES | SAMOAN PEOPLE | SEXUAL VIOLENCE | VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN | SAMOAOnline resources: Full report (English) | Full report (Samoan) | Access the website | UN Women news Summary: Family violence sits behind a veil of silence which allows it to continue to menace the lives of our people especially the most vulnerable among us. This is according to the National Inquiry into Family Violence Report 2018 released today with support from the UN Women Fiji Multi-Country Office (MCO) along with UNDP, Asia Pacific Forum for National Human Rights Institutions ( APF) and the Commonwealth Secretariat. The National Inquiry into Family Violence Report by the Samoa Office of the Ombudsman/National Human Rights Institute (NHRI) highlights the issue of family violence in Samoa based on evidence collected from testimonies and village visitations, during its National Inquiry held in 2017. The Inquiry was carried out pursuant to s.34 of the Ombudsman Act 2013. (From the UN Women press release). Full and summary reports in English and Samoan can be downloaded from the website. Record #5997
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Family violence sits behind a veil of silence which allows it to continue to menace the lives of our people especially the most vulnerable among us.

This is according to the National Inquiry into Family Violence Report 2018 released today with support from the UN Women Fiji Multi-Country Office (MCO) along with UNDP, Asia Pacific Forum for National Human Rights Institutions (
APF) and the Commonwealth Secretariat.

The National Inquiry into Family Violence Report by the Samoa Office of the Ombudsman/National Human Rights Institute (NHRI) highlights the issue of family violence in Samoa based on evidence collected from testimonies and village visitations, during its National Inquiry held in 2017. The Inquiry was carried out pursuant to s.34 of the Ombudsman Act 2013. (From the UN Women press release). Full and summary reports in English and Samoan can be downloaded from the website. Record #5997