WE ARE COMMITTED TO IMPROVING GENDER EQUALITY, WOMEN RIGHTS ISSUES: POLYE
PRESS RELEASE - PNG OPPOSITION
PORT MORESBY: The Opposition is committed to working with United Nations’ Women and other stakeholders to address gender equality and women rights issues in the country, says Opposition Leader Don Polye.
Mr Polye said this whilst commemorating the International Women’s Day across the globe tomorrow (Wednesday - 08/04/17).
He said the global theme: ‘Women in the changing World of Work; Planet 50-50 by 2030’ complemented the efforts put towards its achievement.
“As a father of daughters, I am a strong advocate of breaking the barrier in gender equality and women’s rights.
“We must understand to see our women and girls as equal player in the digital world,” he said.
Polye stated his Triumph Heritage Empowerment (T.H.E) party recorded a victory of two seats in the last election.
He added under its banner the party would field more female candidates this election to contest the seats in the country.
“I am confident that we will win several seats.
“Thus, we will only complement the international and local efforts put into to achieve a better world for our girls and women,” said Polye.
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Don POMB Polye, CMG, BE (Civil), MBA, MIEPNG (Reg), MP