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National Security Podcast: Hon Mariya Didi, Minister of Defence of the Republic of Maldives

Mariya Didi
Chris Farnham

Government and governance | Australia

 

In this Women in National Security episode of the National Security Podcast Chris Farnham speaks to the Hon Mariya Didi, Minister of Defence of the Republic of Maldives, about strategic relations in the Indian Ocean, the impacts of climate change and the price of securing and sustaining democracy. Minister Didi was the Maldives’ first female lawyer and is the first and only female chairperson of a major political party in the country. She is internationally recognised as a champion of democracy and human rights.

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