Vital to empower women in the rural area – TBC


It is vital to address “Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and to empower rural women and girls”. That is the theme highlighted during the 62nd annual commission on the status of women from the 12th to the 23rd of March in New York. The Director of Women and Children Crisis Centre – ‘Ofa Likiliki says  this year’s theme is the perfect opportunity to highlight the experiences of women and girls that they are hearing about as they provide psychosocial support across rural areas of Tongatapu and ‘Eua in the aftermath of Cyclone Gita.

Source: Vital to empower women in the rural area – TBC