The quarterly industry engagement at Civic Centre Ground Floor in Suva, witnessed a pivotal discussion, as the Fiji Women's Crisis Centre Coordinator, Shamima Ali, and the Fiji Police Force Director Legal, SSP Krishna, took the stage as guest speakers at the Real Estate Agents Talanoa Session.
The session aimed at fostering awareness and understanding of a critical issue — sexual harassment.
Ms. Ali and SSP Krishna engaged with real estate professionals, sharing their expertise to equip the attendees with the necessary knowledge and tools to address and combat instances of sexual harassment.
Shamima Ali, renowned for her work in advocating for women's rights and social justice, brought her wealth of experience to the session.
She emphasized the importance of providing insights into creating environments that are safe, respectful, and inclusive.
SSP Krishna, representing the Fiji Police Force, provided a legal perspective, enlightening the audience on the avenues available for reporting and addressing cases of sexual harassment. His presentation delved into the legal framework and mechanisms in place to protect individuals from such incidents.
The Real Estate Agents Talanoa Session served as a platform for open dialogue and learning, reinforcing the commitment of the real estate community to ensuring a safe and respectful working environment for all professionals.
The event, organized by the Real Estate Agents Licensing Board (REALB) showcased the industry's dedication to promoting ethical standards and creating awareness around social issues that impact professionals in various sectors.