Changing Tonga's laws to better protect women against domestic violence is the essence of the first National Consultation on Advocacy Strategies for Advancing Legislative Change to Address Violence against Women which will be opened in Nuku'alofa on Monday May 17.
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Results for Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of discrimination against Women
Friday 14 May 2010
Tuesday 20 October 2009
Tonga's parliament discovered an elusive unity of purpose last month, when after months of frustrating debate over the direction of reform the House led by the Prime Minister, decided almost to a man, that some set beliefs and traditions should be upheld and the Constitution should not be changed to allow Tongan women equality under the law. From the House, by Pesi Fonua. FROM OUR ARCHIVES, 20 October 2009