Gender

Alcohol, gender and violence in Bougainville

This In Brief reports on research undertaken in Bougainville in October 2015 (Eves and Crawford 2014).1 Unlike previous studies, this research specifically explored the relationship

Women and Development, Not Gender and Politics: Explaining ASEAN's Failure to Engage with the Women, Peace and Security Agenda

Mathew Davies, ‘Women and Development, Not Gender and Politics: Explaining ASEAN’s Failure to Engage with the Women, Peace and Security Agenda’, Contemporary Southeast Asia, 38(1) 20

Assessing the shift to limited preferential voting in Papua New Guinea: Money politics

In this, the second in a series of In Briefs considering the success or otherwise of the 2002 reforms to Papua New Guinea's Organic Law on National and L

Using Mobile Phones to Track Anti-Witchcraft Violence in Papua New Guinea

This In Brief outlines the role new mobile phone– based research techniques can play in addressing this information deficit.

Big Men Drink Beer; Drunk Big Men Do Not Hit Women

Alcohol-related violence among security-sector forces in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (PNG), highlights ongoing concerns regarding security and violence.

The 2013 Survey on HIV in Tanah Papua: Gender, Ethnicity and 'Casual Partners'

In November 2014, Dr Arnoldus Tiniap from the West Papua provincial health department presented some of the results of the 2013 Integrated Bio-Behavioural Su

'HIV is Our Problem Together': Developing an Indigenous-Led Response to HIV in Tanah Papua

This In Brief reports on a multiday workshop on HIV that was held in Manokwari, West Papua province, Indonesia, from 27–29 November 2014.

What Research Guides the HIV Response in Papua, Indonesia?

This In-Brief considers what research, if any, informs the HIV response in Papua, and suggests that a local, collaborative research base providing specific,

Preventing Violence at Home, Allowing Violence in the Workplace: A Case Study of Security Guards in Papua New Guinea

In this In Brief I ask: How do Papua New Guinean men living in violent contexts make sense of messages aimed at preventing violence against women?

Home-Brewed Alcohol, Gender, and Violence in the West Papuan Highlands

Alcohol is officially banned in the West Papuanhighlands, but home-brewed alcohol (minumanlokal in Indonesian, literally, 'local drink') isinexpensive, widely available, and transforminginterpersonal, political, and gendered violence inthe area. Scholarship on alcohol in the Pacific viewsconsumption as a mode of male social differentiationrelated to racialised power and status, owing to thegendered, colonial history of alcohol consumption(Marshall 1982), as well as the 'prestige economy'of burgeoning resource sectors (Macintyre andBainton 2013). In contrast to beer and other formsof alcohol, home-brew has received less attention.

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