There is no better time than the present for the Prime Minister to consider appointing a female to a Ministerial portfolio, following the dismissal of ‘Etuate Lavulavu from his Ministerial portfolio. ...Only four women have ever been elected by the Tongan people into parliament in the 63 years since 1951 when Queen Sālote gave women the right to stand as candidates. -‘Ofa Guttenbeil Likiliki, WCCC Director.
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Sunday 19 April 2015
The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has encouraged the Tongan government “to start taking concrete steps for implementing CEDAW,” the Tonga Prime Minister's Office said in a statement last week.