Girls Takeover Parliament Day, 2018


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Our Girls Takeover Parliament Members of Parliament with Reverend Penisimani Tonga, Ms. Tonga’s 2nd Female Parliamentarian, Papiloa Foliaki, New Zealand High Commissioner, H.E Tiffany Babington , Lord Speaker of Parliament, Lord Fakafanua, Australian High Commissioner, H.E Andrew Ford, Tonga’s first female Minister of Justice, Mrs. Alisi Taumoepeau and Pacific Regional Representative in the Commonwealth Youth Council, Elizabeth V Kite.

Jasiri Australia and the Commonwealth Youth Council have partnered to run Girls Takoever Parliament across the Pacific from October 2018 – October 2019.

Girls Takeover Parliament Day, Tonga was held on the 02 November 2018. A day where young women and girls were given the opportunity to voice their perspectives on national issues in a parliament setting.

Tonga Youth Leaders is honoured to have led this exciting and important initiative in our Kingdom which will run alongside Tonga’s first Youth Parliament hosted by the Fale Alea ‘O Tonga.