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Violent men seeking help in PNG

AAP logoAAP 30/08/2016

Half of the 2500 calls to Papua New Guinea's first domestic violence hotline have been from men seeking help to change their abusive behaviour.

The hotline has just clocked up a year in operation and has delivered more than 1600 counselling sessions, ChildFund, which supports the project, said in a statement.

There were 94 incidents of child abuse reported.

PNG's national domestic violence helpline: 1-Tok Kaunselin Helpim Lain (715-08000)

Australia's national domestic violence helpline: 1800 737 732 or 1800RESPECT. In an emergency call triple-zero.

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