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Fono rejects Ausage as Director of the Department of Youth & Women’s Affairs

It was announced yesterday that the Fono (American Samoa’s legislative assembly) rejected Gov. Moliga’s appointment of Pa’u Roy Ausage for the role of Director of Youth and Women’s Affairs. Gov. Moliga has since appointed former NFL defensive end┬áJonathan Fanene. You … Continue reading

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Acting Director of Department of Youth and Women’s Affairs in American Samoa claims women “neglecting themselves” is one cause of domestic abuse

A few years ago during the Miss American Samoa pageant, a 19-year old contestant was asked what she would say to the many victims of sexual abuse and domestic violence in this country. I think that’s a pretty soft-ball question. … Continue reading

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