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On March 6th and 7th of this year, a first of its kind event took place in Port Moresby.
It was the PNG Women’s Forum and was co-hosted by the U.S Embassy and the Department for Community and Development. Those that attended incuded women’s groups and leaders, government, international and private sector representatives. In this episode we show you some of the panel discussions that highlighted next generation of womens leaders; womens political participation; the role of men and youth in combating gender based violence and getting women into business.
This event was one of many that occurred in succession, observing women empowerment and women development in PNG. Olsem Wanem also followed Marie Stopes at Ela Beach in Port Moresby on the 8th of March for the global event ‘International Womens Day’. And on the 9th of March, the Business and Professional Women’s Club of Port Moresby, held their annual breakfast fundraiser – where they place emphasis on Education.