“There are 111 parliamentarians but shockingly all of them are men! There are no women. Our House of Parliament is a ‘Hausman’ (house of men)!” said Fr Victor Roche.
He is calling on all members of parliament including the opposition to vote for the proposal.
There are only 6 nations in the world where there are no women representatives in the parliament. PNG is one of them.
Roche questioned why women were undermined even though 48.9% of PNG’s population are female.