violence against women

Painting a portrait of determination - literally

Portrait in finals of prestigious Art Prize – depicting PhD candidate Susan Hutchinson.

Do No Harm: Findings from PNG & Solomon Islands

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

Exploring Men’s Perspectives and Experiences of Masculinity, and prevention of violence in Papua New Guinea and Fiji

The dominant discourse on masculinity in the Pacific is that it is a problem which must be fixed. As a social problem, Pacific masculinity manifests in high rates of anti-social behaviour, including high rates of violence against women and children. Consequently, masculinity and men and boys have become objects of policy concern for government and non-government agencies. Notably, while masculinity and the behaviour of men and boys have attracted policy attention, the views and voices of men have not always been included in this conversation.

Recording now available - Symposium on family protection orders in the Pacific region

On 9 December 2021 the Australian National University (ANU) and the Pacific Community (SPC) co-convened a ‘Symposium on family protection orders in the Pacific region’.

IB 2021/18 Sorcery Accusation-Related Violence in PNG – Part 8: Responses to Prevent Sorcery Accusation Turning to Violence — Reporting from the SARV Incident Database

This In Brief is the final part in a series presenting findings from a multi-year study of sorcery accusation-related violence (SARV) in PNG in four hotspot provinces — Enga, The Autonomous Region

IB 2021/07 Sorcery Accusation-Related Violence in PNG Part 7: The Harm of SARV

This is the seventh In Brief in a series presenting findings from a multi-year study of sorcery accusation-related violence (SARV) in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

IB 2021/06 Sorcery Accusation-Related Violence in PNG Part 6: Catalysts of Accusation and Violence

This is the sixth In Brief on the findings from a quantitative analysis of sorcery accusation-related violence (SARV) in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

IB 2021/05 Sorcery Accusation-Related Violence in PNG Part 5: Incidents and Victims

This is the fifth In Brief in a series presenting findings from a multi-year study of sorcery accusation-related violence (SARV) in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

Launch of a series of short films from the PNG Family Protection Order Research Project

(L-R) Julien Barbara (DPA), Lindy Kanan (DPA), Judy Putt (DPA), Saskias Tameo (PNG Deputy High Commissioner), photo by Tanuj Parakh, DPA

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