Louisa Wall: Tonga's decision seems at odds with current movements

Author
Newstalk ZB Staff,
Section
Audio,
Publish Date
Wednesday, 21 March 2018, 12:23p.m.
Tongan fans posing for photos (Image \ Photosport)

Outrage in Tonga after an official letter banning girls from playing rugby and boxing at school.

It's Ministry Of Education wrote to the state school saying girls shouldn't play those sport because "it goes against young women's dignity".

Former Black Fern now Labour MP Louisa Wall told Mike Hosking she is baffled by the decision.

"It does seem at odds with current movements, trends and where opportunities for girls lie."  

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