Kiribati domestic violence legislation clears first hurdle


The Kiribati parliament has had the first reading of the Family Peace Bill.

The government wants the bill to help eliminate violence against women and children by setting up a ministry of women and youth.

A female minister in the government, Maere Tekanene, says it was pleasing to hear positive contributions from all fellow MPs.

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