23 Jun 2017

Teenage girls in Fiji caught in vicious cycle - welfare group

From , 3:02 pm on 23 June 2017

A welfare group in Fiji says young women are frequently caught in a vicious cycle resulting from poverty, sexual exploitation and broken families.

Homes for Hope team leader Alita Waqabaca helps women and girls who are victims of sexual abuse and violence.

She spoke with Sela Jane Aholelei about the social issues teenage girls are facing nowadays, including dealing with young mothers.

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