Gender

IB 2022/01 Electing the First Woman to the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia

This In Brief discusses gender politics in contemporary Federated States of Micronesia and the one instance of how a woman candidate was able to win a place in the Congress.

Event next week - Symposium on family protection orders in the Pacific region

On 9 December 2021, the Australian National University and the Pacific Community (SPC) are hosting an online symposium on family protection orders in the Pacific region from 9am-5pm Canberra time.

‘Givim lo Aza' (Give it to the Mother): Oro women in the 2017 PNG National Elections

There has been an increasing number of women candidates standing in the elections in Papua New Guinea (PNG) in the last twenty years. Nonetheless, the political culture and electoral setting are inhospitable for women. This makes it difficult for them to participate in politics effectively. With no legislated temporary special measures implemented in PNG to date, women vying for national representation are encouraged simply to keep contesting until they get elected.

PB 2021/01 The Development Benefits of Investing in Training Seasonal Workers

Since the introduction of the Seasonal Worker Program there has been a tendency by the majority of government stakeholders to focus on the development benefits possible through financial remittance

IB 2021/29 Gender Quotas and the 2021 Samoan Constitutional Crisis: What Next for the ‘10 Per Cent Law’?

While parliamentary gender quotas have been increasingly adopted around the world since the 1970s, they have proved less popular in the Pacific region. To date, the only independent

Symposium on family protection orders in the Pacific region - Call for expressions of interest

We are inviting expressions of interest from groups or individuals who would like to present individually or to organise a panel on a topic related to family protection orders.

DP 2021/02 Leftemap olgeta: Seasonal Work, Women and Leadership

The potential for seasonal work opportunities in Australia and New Zealand to influence attitudes towards gender relations in Pacific Island countries has been the subject of interest by policymake

IB 2021/26 Access to Justice in Post-RAMSI Solomon Islands Part 3: Pathways to Dispute Resolution

This is the final in a series of three In Briefs highlighting key findings from the Solomon Islands Access to Justice Survey commissioned by the Solomon Islands government and supported by the Aust

IB 2021/25 Access to Justice in Post-RAMSI Solomon Islands Part 2: Perceptions of Access to Justice

This is the second part in a series of three In Briefs highlighting findings from the Solomon Islands Access to Justice Survey commissioned by the Solomon Islands government and supported by the Au

IB 2021/24 Access to Justice in Post-RAMSI Solomon Islands Part 1: Common Conflicts and Disputes

Solomon Islands’ law and justice sector has received substantial donor support in the two decades since the end of the civil unrest known as the Tensions.

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