26 Feb 2020

Pacific women shut out of disaster management - advocate

From , 5:03 am on 26 February 2020

A women's rights advocate says despite verbal commitments to equality, women in the Pacific are still being shut out of the decision-making process when it comes to disaster management. 

Fiji-based Sharon Bhagwan-Rolls says women are often the first responders, but are not included in official strategies. 

Christine Rovoi reports.

Sharon Bhagwan-Rolls.

Sharon Bhagwan-Rolls. Photo: Twitter / Sharon Bhagwan-Rolls