High rate of alcohol consumption raises concern


ALCOHOL Consumption at Choiseul Province is raising grave concern.

Recently, Ms Jenny Onoto the Women’s Coordinator at Christ the King Parish Voruvoru Mission Station, Northwest Choiseul, during a Chiefs Leadership summit workshop highlighted the concern showing in her report that alcohol consumption is one of the biggest contributing factors to a lot of anti-social behaviours amongst their communities.

“Consuming alcohol at public places and family residences is causing high disturbances and insecurity to women and children. Continuous practise also contributes to financial problems,” said Ms Onoto.

Ms Onoto is calling on local Chiefs and the police to help decrease the rate of alcohol consumption in their area and the province as a whole.

According to women and children of the province going forward in raising their concern, Ms Onoto said they expressed the high practise experienced as a huge threat to their society.

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