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As COVID vaccination rates continue to increase across New Zealand, people in developing nations, especially some of our neighbours in the Pacific, are missing out. ChildFund New Zealand Programme Director Quenelda Clegg says countries who already battle poverty and climatic problems are now facing global inequality of vaccine distribution
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The International Day of Elimination of Violence against Women is this week but sadly the daily reality of domestic abuse still exists for 64% of women in Papua New Guinea. ChildFund Technical Advisor Sally Angelson writes why ChildFund's 1-Tok Kaunselin Helpim Lain in PNG, a helpline for survivors of gender-based violence, is not just important, it's vital.
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Twenty-five preschool teaches from all around Betio, Kiribati took part in a ChildFund training session on human rights, health, water and sanitation this month. They now are equipped and empowered with information, awareness and skills to take back to their children, students, peers, parents, caregivers and communities. 
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ChildFund New Zealand is implementing a five-year project in PNG with funding from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) and supporters. The project will train teachers at 17 high schools to teach their students about gender equality, violence prevention, consent, and building respectful relationships. We call the programme Rights, Respect, Resilience.
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