Vanuatu: Voters urged to boycott male candidates

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Female leaders in Vanuatu are urging voters to boycott male candidates at the October general elections.

There are currently no female members in the Vanuatu parliament.

Eleven women boycotted a speech this week by senior MP Ralph Regenvanu, who was addressing a women's training workshop.

They say Mr Regenvanu has reneged on a commitment to help women have a greater presence in the parliament.

 

Read more at Australia Network News, published 22 August 2012.

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