Papua New Guinea: Women win seats in PNG's Parliament

Delilah Gore and Loujaya Toni, who represent two different political parties, succeeded despite widespread opinions that no woman would win a seat in this year's election.

Their win is seen as major political step for women in PNG, which had only one female parliamentarian for the past couple of years, Dame Carol Kidu who retired last month.


Listen to the story at ABC Radio Australia, published 23 July 2012. Find more coverage at Australia News Networks.