Gender

New report on Protection Orders in Lae, PNG

A new report authored by DPA’s Judy Putt, as well as Theresa Phillips, Davida Thomas and Lindy Kanan, details the results of a study into the the uptake and efficacy of family protection orders(FPOs), in Lae Papua New Guinea.

Panel on Women’s Political Participation in the Pacific

On International Women’s Day 2019 a large audience, including a contingent of current male and female Australia Awards scholars, attended a special panel seminar on Pacific women’s political participation at the invitation of ANU’s Department of Pacific Affairs (DPA), and the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs.

DP 2019/01 Effective Support for Women’s Leadership in the Pacific: Lessons from the Evidence

Improving women’s leadership prospects in the Pacific is a priority for development organisations – but, after years of efforts to understand and help overcome the barriers that women face - what a

Family Protection Orders in PNG Research Report - A Pilot Study in Lae, Papua New Guinea

The pilot study was conducted primarily from March to August 2018 in the urban centre of Lae in Papua New Guinea (PNG), with the support and advice of members of the Morobe Family and Sexual Violen

IB 2019/04 Family Protection Orders in Lae, Papua New Guinea: Part 3 Factors Affecting the Accessibility and Effectiveness of the Orders

A pilot study on the use and effectiveness of family protection orders (FPOs) was undertaken in Lae, Papua New Guinea (PNG) in 2018.

IB 2018/27 Women’s Representation in the 2018 Fiji Election

Fiji went to the polls on 14 November 2018. The incumbent FijiFirst Party won a narrower victory than expected, with just over 50 per cen t of the vote.

Lawyers, Gender and Money: Epistemic Consensus, Closure and Conflict in the Global Financial Crisis

Wesley Widmaier, ‘Lawyers, Gender and Money: Epistemic Consensus, Closure and Conflict in the Global Financial Crisis’, Politics & Gender, 11, 2015: 265–90.

Negotiating What It Means to be a “Good” Man in Contemporary Papua New Guinea

The figure of the “good man” or “real man” is a common trope in Papua New Guinean and international campaigns to address HIV and AIDS, and violence against women. This figure is imagined as a perfect role model who is compliant with the directives of prevention slogans: a wearer of condoms, a faithful partner, non-violent and in control of everything from anger to sexual appetite, to alcohol consumption.

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