Women in the Pacific Islands promote their rights

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women from Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea, like most Asia Pacific Islands, is a very traditional society.

Women suffer from low status, poverty and many are illiterate, says Georges Collinet of the World Bank.

But women groups there are working hard to promote their rights and interests in the country.

You're about to listen to George Collinet of the World Bank and his radio series, "On the Move".

Duration: 3’15″

Filed under Today's Features.
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