Papua New Guinea recently face a revolting case of domestic violence as international rugby player and boxer Debbie Kaore has been beaten with a clothes iron by her then partner. The agression was recorded and the video was released by Kaore to highlight domestic violence in the country.
Since then, many authorities and famous people from Papua New Guinea stood by Debbie’s side and started a huge campaign against domestic violence. Lae City players were the first footballers to protest against domestic violence in Papua New Guinea and players from other clubs did the same after them.
Hekari United players also expressed their repudiation of violence. Led by team’s captain David Muta they expressed their positioning – “Speak out and stand out. Silence protect violence,” said Muta on social media.
Sportsmen can have a big impact in society and it is very important to see them having a positioning against something that can not be acceptable nowadays. Oceania Football Center stands with them against violence.
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