Women in the interior of Naitasiri are proud to see a woman head the Fijian Parliament.
According to a statement released by the Fijian Parliament Office, women from of Lutu Village in Naitasiri who met with the Speaker of the House, Dr. Jiko Luveni said they saw her as 'one of our own'.
"Women are always looked down upon; we are only seen in the kitchen and doing trivial work. But we are so happy that one of our own is the Speaker of Parliament," 61-year old Torika Rokotunisau reportedly made this comment after the Meet the Speaker program that was held in her village today.
Click here to read the article published by the Fiji Times on 2 May 2017.