More women in Solomon Islands politics — how it needs to be done

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Solomon Islands Parliament … only one out of 50 MPs is a woman. Image: Wansolwara

In this University of the South Pacific’s student journalist documentary broadcast on Radio Pasifik, Wansolwara’s Elizabeth Osifelo investigates the issue of women participating in Solomon Islands politics.

With just one female MP in a house of 50 MPs in Honiara, there is a broad agreement that something most be done to increase female representation.

Osifelo looks at the politics of the proposed 10 reserved parliamentary seats for women and discusses the issues facing the next generation of leaders.

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