The Fiji Young Women’s Forum acknowledges the confirmation of 56 female candidates, for the 2018 Fiji National Elections.
In a statement, the Forum congratulates the 6 young women candidates under 30 years of age, and looks forward to engaging in their Leadership Journey.
The Forum states as the country prepares itself for the General Elections next week, it is critical the voices of diverse young women, are visible throughout Fiji’s democratization progression.
They state young women have to realize the significance of active political participation, and exercise their rights in community and national levels, to enact change, and influence legislative reforms.
The FYWF is a space for diverse young women leaders, to articulate their needs, rights, and perspectives – on Fiji’s political transition, and strategize for moving Fiji forward.