Thursday, 27 December 2012 10:19 AM

Video: Mere Blo Iumi - Stori Blo Oketa - Part 4: Politics


While Solomon Islands women have made much progress since independence they still very little presence in Parliament and politics.

Dr Alice Pollard, one of Solomon Islands highly educated women, is active in the education and gender sector.

Solomon Islands women have enjoyed progress in the last decade, with more women holding senior positions in the public service and private sector, more achieving high academic qualifications. However they are still to make the same level of progress in politics. This part looks at what are the challenges and thoughts about how to get women into the Parliament.