Malaita women council to elect new executive

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BY SAMIE WAIKORI

Auki

THE Malaita Provincial Council of Women (MPCW) will go to the polls tomorrow to elect its new executive.

This is follows the completion of the terms of the current executive.

President of MPCW, Ms Rose Kafa announced during the 3rd annual general meeting yesterday that nominations are open until 5pm today for candidates to the posts.

The positions up for grabs are; President, Vice president, Secretary, Treasurer and three ordinary members to the executive.

Kafa said prior to the election, MPCW is holding a two-day talks on awareness on the needs of the women in the council.

She said the areas covered include women in politics, governances, the family protection act and many more.

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In the meantime, Kafa said during her two years in office her executive faced lots of challenges especially on finance.

Kafa said despite that they have achieved many things that uplifted the organisation.

“Some of the things we achieved include establishing of six ward councils under MPCW, registered the organisation and registered land for the centre of the organisation to name a few.

“The activity we involved includes providing save house for victims of domestic violence especially children and women and many more,” she said.

Kafa thanked all the women in the province for their cooperation during her time as president.

“As the new executive expect to form soon there is a need to carry on and go beyond what the current executive did for the good of the organisation.

“We represent the voice of the women of Malaita province and we must work towards addressing them for our good,” she said.

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