IB 2021/27 University of Papua New Guinea Students’ Internet Access during the COVID-19 Pandemic in 2020–21

Access to quality internet has become increasingly important since the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

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

New research released on family protection orders in Papua New Guinea

New research is now available on the use and efficacy of family protection orders in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

Family Protection Orders in Papua New Guinea: Summary Report

The aim of the research project on which this summary report is based, was to investigate whether the family protection orders (FPOs) introduced under the Family Protection Act 2013 (FPA) were bein

Domestic violence, the law and related services in Papua New Guinea: A survey of young adults in Port Moresby and Lae

A survey of young adults was conducted in Port Moresby and Lae towards the end of 2019 and in early 2020 as part of a larger study on the use and efficacy of family protection orders (FPOs) as a ke

Advancing Equal Outcomes in the Pacific

In this seminar we will hear from Leituala Kuiniselani Toelupe Tago-Elisara, director of the Pacific Community’s Social Development Programme (SDP). The SDP’s goal is to ‘advance gender equality, social inclusion and cultural diversity to obtain equal development outcomes in key settings across the region’.

During the seminar some of the challenges faced by women and youth face in the region will be discussed, as will the ways the SDP is seeking to address them, highlighting lessons learned and how these lessons may be applied in the future.

‘Beyond Next Tomorrow’: An Examination of Urban Male Youth in Solomon Islands (Thesis Proposal Review)

Accounts of male urban youth within Solomon Islands, like much of Melanesia, frequently tend towards apocryphal depictions of listless, troublesome and disengaged young men. Similar to other post-conflict, developing states, a large and growing cohort of undereducated and underemployed urban males is often associated with prospective instability and violence. However, few studies in Melanesia have attempted to transfer to the page the rich, grounded, candid, and often contradictory, stories of young male urbanites.


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