Minister Kumar defends statement on women empowerment

Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Local Government, Housing and Community Development, Premila Kumar with New Zealand High Commissioner Jonathan Curr and Reserve Bank of Fiji governor Ariff Ali during the International Women's Day celebration at the Reserve Bank of Fiji board room in Suva on Friday, March 08, 2019. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU

MINISTER for Industry and Trade Premila Kumar says the Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre had taken out of context her views on women empowerment at a Fiji Institute of Accountants event earlier this week. In a statement, centre director Shahima Ali claimed the minister had made comments on women to stop accusing men of their lack […]

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