7 Sep 2017

Tonga's snap election dampens women's representation hopes

From , 3:04 pm on 7 September 2017

Last month's dissolution of Tonga's Parliament by royal decree has put plans for greater representation for women on the backburner.

Elections are to be held on November 16, a year earlier than planned, dampening the hopes of Tonga's women's rights advocates.

Koro Vaka'uta has been in Nuku'alofa and has this report.

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Photo: RNZI / Koro Vaka'uta