Women in politics, Fiji

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Women in politics, Fiji

PARLIAMENT needs to reflect the society it represents, says Fiji Women's Rights Movement's executive director Virisila Buadromo.

Explaining why it was important to support temporary special measures for women in Parliament, she said: "It is not about giving women special privileges but it is about narrowing the gap and addressing the historical discrimination women have faced in politics."

Ms Buadromo made the comments as the Fiji Women's Forum organised a Women in Politics consultation in Suva earlier this week to lay the foundation for advancing women's participation at all levels of decision-making.

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