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Violence against women and children deeply ingrained, Vaea says on White Ribbon Day

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Violence against women and children deeply ingrained, Vaea says on White Ribbon Day

In Tonga there is violence between high school boys, young men in villages, between and within families and in public places. “And at the end of each case someone’s loved one is injured or badly affected, sadly, the perpetrators of violence are mostly by us, the men,” Lord Vaea said today as Tonga marked the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

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