Women in politics, Fiji

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Women in politics, Fiji

WOMEN will continue to be an integral part of the society, says Fiji Labour Party.

Party assistant general secretary Kini Marawai says FLP, since its inception almost 29 years ago, always advocated and championed the rights of women.

"The party strongly believes in giving women equal opportunities in leadership including empowerment in the political decision making processes," Mr Marawai said.

"In that stance the FLP not only talks the talk but walks the talk all these years as is manifestly inherent in its philosophies, manifestos and actions."

He confirmed after the first presidency of one of the founders of the party and former prime minister, Dr Timoci Bavadra, the FLP president had always been women.

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