Ceridwen Spark

Changing attitudes to marriage among women in Papua New Guinea

Previous research among educated women in Papua New Guinea has revealed the desire of women in this cohort to avoid or delay marriage (Spark 2010; 2011).   Financial independence from men plays a key role in educated women’s choice to focus on work rather than domestic lives, as well as on whether or not they want to share these lives with a partner.

In her eyes

New research explores how women are challenging stereotypes and taking up leadership roles across Papua New Guinea.

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