Press Releases

  • Mele’s Story

    In the Pacific physical and sexual abuse is one of the most under-reported crimes. This is the story of Mele*, a survivor of sexual abuse, and the role the Women and Children Crisis Centre can play in supporting survivors of abuse. *identity protected
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  • Media Release – Male Advocacy Training Stage 2 on Ending Violence Against Women and Girls

    “ANY FORM OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS IS WRONG” SAYS PROMINENT CHURCH LEADER   [NUKU’ALOFA 21 August 2017] “Any form of Violence against women and girls is wrong and must not be tolerated,” said Rev. Dr. Tu’ipulotu Katoanga at the opening of the second stage of the Male Advocacy Training on Ending Violence Against […]
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  • I have seen my father beat my mother up many times

    I have seen my father beat my mother up many times.  Every time I beg him to stop.  I don’t know why my father gets so angry with her all the time.  My mother keeps telling him that what he thinks and says is wrong and that she doesn’t know how to make him stop […]
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  • I heard of the WCCC on the Fanguna radio program

    He started showing violent behaviour from the very beginning of our marriage.  I thought that I was the problem and that I needed to change my own behaviour to prevent him from being so violent. He would go every night to drink kava and during the day he would sleep and if he woke up […]
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  • “He locked me up in the house”

    I lived with this man for one and half years and he treated me like an animal. He beat and bashed me up so many times that I lost count and when I would leave him and go back to my family he would just turn up and walk into my family home and drag […]
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  • “I Got My Daughter Back”

    I reside overseas but my husband is here in Tonga and he does not want me to go back. He is a violent man, not only does he beat me but he’s also having an affair with another woman here in Tonga. I made a complaint to the police and we reconciled but he still […]
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News posts

  • Mele’s Story

    In the Pacific physical and sexual abuse is one of the most under-reported crimes. This is the story of Mele*, a survivor of sexual abuse, and the role the Women and Children Crisis Centre can play in supporting survivors of abuse. *identity protected
    Read more
  • Media Release – Male Advocacy Training Stage 2 on Ending Violence Against Women and Girls

    “ANY FORM OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS IS WRONG” SAYS PROMINENT CHURCH LEADER   [NUKU’ALOFA 21 August 2017] “Any form of Violence against women and girls is wrong and must not be tolerated,” said Rev. Dr. Tu’ipulotu Katoanga at the opening of the second stage of the Male Advocacy Training on Ending Violence Against […]
    Read more
  • I have seen my father beat my mother up many times

    I have seen my father beat my mother up many times.  Every time I beg him to stop.  I don’t know why my father gets so angry with her all the time.  My mother keeps telling him that what he thinks and says is wrong and that she doesn’t know how to make him stop […]
    Read more
  • I heard of the WCCC on the Fanguna radio program

    He started showing violent behaviour from the very beginning of our marriage.  I thought that I was the problem and that I needed to change my own behaviour to prevent him from being so violent. He would go every night to drink kava and during the day he would sleep and if he woke up […]
    Read more
  • “He locked me up in the house”

    I lived with this man for one and half years and he treated me like an animal. He beat and bashed me up so many times that I lost count and when I would leave him and go back to my family he would just turn up and walk into my family home and drag […]
    Read more
  • “I Got My Daughter Back”

    I reside overseas but my husband is here in Tonga and he does not want me to go back. He is a violent man, not only does he beat me but he’s also having an affair with another woman here in Tonga. I made a complaint to the police and we reconciled but he still […]
    Read more