women in leadership

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.

PB 2020/01 Mentoring to Support Women’s Leadership

Mentoring has become an increasingly common form of assistance used by development partners

IB 2020/11 The 2020 Vanuatu Elections: How Did Women Fare?

In the Vanuatu national elections held on 19 March 2020, voters elected their third consecutive all-male parliament.

IB 2019/23 Understanding Gender Relations in PNG after Decades of Activism — A Personal Perspective, Part 2

In many cultural settings in Melanesian societies, politics is for the men.

IB 2019/22 Becoming a Grassroots Activist in PNG: Leading from Behind — A Personal Perspective, Part 1

In this In Brief, Sarah discusses some of her early grassroots activities and education, which not only helped her become the active citizen she is today but also the things that helped many women

Women’s Leadership Initiative Lunch with Kessy Sawang

We are pleased to invite you to a Women’s Leadership Initiative Pacific Networking Lunch with Kessy Sawang. Kessy Sawang a Papua New Guinean advocate for social justice and empowerment of women and girls, will discuss leadership experiences and insights.

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.

Call for papers: Special issue on Women, Leadership and National Security

The Security Challenges Journal calls for papers for a special edition on Women and National Security.

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