Prejudice against women ran deep, but CEC said power for change lay in female hands – Kaniva Tonga | Largest New Zealand-based Tongan news service


Eight years after it was submitted to Parliament, Kaniva News reviews the Constitutional and Electoral Commission Report of 2009 and looks at one of the might-have-beens: Reserved Parliamentary seats for women. Since 1951 there have been fewer than a dozen women in Tonga’s parliament, many of whom were appointed rather than being elected. However, although […]

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