BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO
TWENTY women from Malaita province will have a one-day dialogue with 14 members of Parliament based on women and gender concerns and Interest
It will be held on Wednesday 20th June at the Paul Tovua Complex in Honiara
The purpose of the dialogue is to highlight issues facing Malaita women with regards to women’s empowerment and development policy and to provide recommendation on key provincial women’s priorities that affect their development and peace.
Women in Malaita have become great leaders in seeking support to address problems in community development – they have played an essential role in transforming their communities.
Moderators of the dialogue will be Dr Cendrick Alependava, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Women Youth Children and Family Affairs (MWYCFA) and Allan Daonga Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Rural Development (MRD).
And it will be facilitated by the United Nations Women in collaboration with the MWYCFA and the MRD through the UN peace building Fund (UNPBF) project.