25 November 2012

Angola: Head of Family Dept Calls for Dialogue At Home

Caxito — The provincial director of Family and Women Promotion in Bengo, Joana Pinto, urged in the fishing village of Ambriz, northern Bengo province, families to abide by dialogue in order to prevent domestic violence.

The official, who spoke at the lecture which counted on the participation of hundreds of citizens, said that dialogue is important in the family since it facilitates the solving social and economic problems.

Joana Pinto said that the Provincial Department of Family Promotion this year recorded over 200 cases of domestic violence, underlining that the increase in complaints results from awareness actions being held in the communities.

She advised women to avoid binge drinking, a factor of many conflicts among couples in the various communities of the province of Bengo.

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