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Australia hosting dialogue in Tonga to support Pacific women

Australia hosting dialogue in Tonga to support Pacific women

Updated 17 July 2014, 17:52 AEST

Women's economic empowerment, ending violence against women and girls, and enhancing women's leadership opportunities will be canvassed at a dialogue headed by Australia in Tonga tomorrow.

Improving the lives of women in the Pacific remains a foreign policy priority of the Australian government.

Australia's Ambassador for Women and Girls, Natasha Stott Despoja says the Tonga meeting will bring together more than 30 Pacific women political leaders and senior women in government.

Presenter: Karen Barlow

Speaker: Natasha Stott Despoja, Australia's Ambassador for Women and Girls

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