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Papua New Guinea

Margaret Loko
Party: National Alliance
Electorate: National Capital District (NCD)
Province: National Capital District
Political Status: N/A

Summary Biography

Born and raised in Port Moresby. Heritage from Gulf, Hula Village and Motu Ancestry. Strong advocate of cultural and traditional values that support human rights for all citizens.

Margaret Loko has been an active women & youth practitioner over the last 30 years.  Whilst being active in the community and on national issues, she has held several government and private sector jobs. Margaret has participated in voluntary community and women's NGOs. Her last job was with UNDP as the ARR/Programmes in which she was the key person to ensure the legislative drafting of the PNG Equality and Participation Bill which became enacted into law in 2011, enabling the 22 women's electorates.

Key Achievements

  1. Submission on Better Conditions for Women Public Servants in 1980.  In 1982 contributed parts of the Recommendations enacted as law, "Female Officers" Act, 1982.
  2. Equality and Participation Law, 2011

 

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If you would like more information  about  Margaret Loko  please contact PacWIP

Ph: +679 330 0399   I   Fax: +679 330 1976   I   Email: pacwip@gmail.com

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