Country Fiji
Year 2018 - 2019
Type of Measure Budgets > Government allocation
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

The government committed an allocation of $100,000 in the 2018-2019 national budget towards a Domestic Violence Support Fund to temporary support domestic violence survivors. The Fund is envisaged to provide temporary monetary relief to those survivors that made an order for urgent monetary relief where a Domestic Violence Restraining Order (DVRO) has been  made, wile awaiting the processing of the monetary order. The Fund is expected to assist many women who hold back from reporting DV or applying for a DVRO for fear of not being able to financially support themselves and their children. 

Source of Information

Fiji's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.31.