Papua New Guinea

Do No Harm: Findings from PNG & Solomon Islands

Understanding the relationship between women’s economic empowerment and violence against women.

As a new defence chief comes in, Australia must focus its attention on its neighbours

You would be forgiven if it appeared the Australian Defence Force was still orientated towards all things European but Australia increasingly is having to engage closely not just with close and trusted partners but with its own neighbours.

DP2017/2 The Creation of Two New Provinces in Papua New Guinea — A Story of False Starts and Near Fatal Collisions

Sir Manasupe Zurenuoc OBE Kt made an enor­mous contribution to Papua New Guinea. During his career in public service he touched many lives and will be fondly remembered.

IB 2020/28 Approaches to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Papua New Guinea: Government Measures and Public Responses

This In Brief captures the general perceptions and mood of a sample of Papua New Guineans during the state of emergency (SOE) imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

DP 2020/03 Politics in Papua New Guinea 2017–20: From O’Neill to Marape

The author has been chronicling the politics of Papua New Guinea (PNG) for decades, and this Discussion Paper constitutes the most recent instalment in that body of work.

IB 2020/25 Lusim Hanmak: Why Women Candidates in Papua New Guinea Need to Start Early

Among Papua New Guineans, it is common practice for intending candidates to do their groundwork, known locally as ‘doing awareness’ or lusim hanmak,1 months before the official election period.

Dr Judy Putt discusses low conviction rates in PNG despite high domestic violence rates

Last week, Dr Judy Putt from the Department of Pacific Affairs spoke to Tahlea Aualitia on ABC’s Pacific Beat program regarding the low conviction rates in PNG despite high domestic violence rates.

PNG researchers share their experiences in film

Five PNG researchers share their research process during the 2019-20 research project on the use and efficacy of family protection orders in Papua New Guinea.

IB 2020/23 Sexual Violence Against Children in Papua New Guinea: What the Criminal Justice Data Tells Us

Sexual violence against children is a fraught, sensitive subject that is extremely difficult to raise without potentially causing further harm.

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