Give female refugees work to reduce domestic violence, Tenaganita tells Putrajaya


Gan Pei Ling

Tenaganita director Aegile Fernandez says financially independent refugee women are more resilient in the face of domestic violence. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Seth Akmal, December 13, 2017.

FINANCIALLY independent refugee women are more resilient in the face of domestic violence, says human rights group Tenaganita executive director Glorene A. Das.

Refugee women who are breadwinners are more respected in their communities,” Glorene told reporters after an event to commemorate the global 16 days of activism against gender-based violence at Tenaganita’s headquarters in Petaling Jaya today.


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