Don’t forget family violence

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Re: Peaceful Samoa the place to be 

You forgot to mention family violence. Spousal and child abuse and sexual violence against women and children in Samoa. 

These types of violence are every bit as horrendous as terrorism on a persons psyche. 

The church and government in Samoa choose to ignore this violence. There are many reports from the UN and other agencies that are talking about this violence in Samoa, yet you forgot to mention this violence in your story. 

This speaks volumes about how much of a priority stopping family violence really is in Samoa. This is a shame.

 

Wendy Wonder

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