ExxonMobil Supports Campaign Against Domestic Violence

MAPUTO, Mozambique – ExxonMobil Moçambique, Limitada, in partnership with the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Welfare, today launched the first public service announcement (PSA) designed to raise awareness and provide tools to prevent domestic violence.


ExxonMobil Supports Campaign Against Domestic Violence
  • Program led by the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Welfare to launch 16-day campaign
  • Campaign debuts public service announcement to help prevent domestic violence made possible through ExxonMobil support
The animated PSA features Tina, a strong and encouraging young girl, who fights against social challenges by raising awareness and providing tools to address domestic violence. FX Lda created the PSA, which will be broadcast on TVM over the 16-day campaign.

“ExxonMobil remains committed to empowering women and children in Mozambique,” said Jos Evens, lead country manager for ExxonMobil Moçambique, Limitada. “The Tina campaign provides an innovative way to raise awareness of the challenges and provides tools for people to address domestic violence and other social issues.” 

ExxonMobil signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ministry in 2018 to collaborate on programs focused on women, children and vulnerable persons. The MOU supported the creation of five civic education videos to promote education, and good health practices. The domestic violence PSA is the first of five PSAs to be launched addressing various subjects, made possible through a US $50,000 contribution from ExxonMobil. 

“Domestic violence is a social challenge that plagues Mozambique,” said Minister Cidalia Chauque Oliveira, from the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Welfare. “Women and children, in particular, are subject to domestic violence and this campaign will raise awareness of the different tools available to address the symptoms, the effects and the solutions to domestic violence.”

The campaign is held in coordination with the United Nation’s 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, an annual international campaign. The Ministry will host a program in each of the provinces throughout Mozambique during the 16-day campaign. 

About ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil, the largest publicly traded international oil and gas company, uses technology and innovation to help meet the world’s growing energy needs. ExxonMobil holds an industry-leading inventory of resources, is one of the largest refiners and marketers of petroleum products, and its chemical company is one of the largest in the world. For more information, visit www.exxonmobil.com or follow us on Twitter www.twitter.com/exxonmobil.

Cautionary Statement: Statements of future events or conditions in this release are forward-looking statements. Actual future results, including project plans, capacities and timing, could vary depending on changes in long-term prices for oil and natural gas and other market factors affecting the oil and gas industry; the outcome of commercial negotiations; the ability to secure project financing on acceptable terms; obtaining necessary government approvals; final co-venturer investment decisions; the outcome of future development work; economic conditions including the occurrence and duration of economic recessions; changes in government policies or regulations, including tax and environmental requirements; the actions of competitors; and other factors discussed in this release and under the heading “Factors Affecting Future Results” on the Investors page of ExxonMobil’s website at exxonmobil.com. References to natural gas, resources, and similar terms in this release include quantities that are not classified as proved reserves under SEC regulations but that we expect will ultimately be produced and moved to the proved reserve category.

**Shorthand references herein are used for convenience only. Nothing contained herein is intended to override the corporate separateness of affiliated companies or co-venture parties.


Media Line: (832) 625-4000