Raising Awareness on Domestic Violence One Group at a Time
Koror, Palau: On Wednesday, December 7th, a group of women representing cheldebechel from Koror and Airai sat attentively as Senior Judge Honora E. Rudimch gave a presentation about the dynamics of domestic violence. The presentation is part of a brown bag lunch series carried out by the Minister of Community & Cultural Affairs’ Baklai Temengil-Chilton, Sr. Judge E. Rudimch, and other partners from both the government and civil society. The sessions’ goal is to raise awareness on the reality of domestic violence in Palau where 1 in 4 women have experienced physical violence with their partner. However, men and boys too are affected by domestic violence.