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Fusitu’a on climate and gender

Lord Fusitu’a speaking about women’s vulnerabilities in relation to climate change and migration at the 2016 Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development, Bangkok, Thailand. Photograph: AFPPD. Many areas in South East Asia and in the Pacific also, women are responsible for farming.  The impacts of climate change and migration make farming much more […]

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Tonga former Prme Minister, Lord Sevele

Gender, a cross cutting issue for the Pacific Parliament

The Tongan male MPs delegation, sitting in New Zealand Government seats in the New Zealand Parliament, received the full force of Pacific women’s calls for equality during the Pacific Parliamentary and Political Leaders Forum. Samoan High Chief, Fiame Naomi Mata’afa, told the 70 Pacific MPs present in Wellington, she wanted Parliamentarians to take the legislative […]

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