Gender

New report on Protection Orders in Lae, PNG

A new report authored by DPA’s Judy Putt, as well as Theresa Phillips, Davida Thomas and Lindy Kanan, details the results of a study into the the uptake and efficacy of family protection orders(FPOs), in Lae Papua New Guinea.

DP 2019/04 The Long Road to Becoming a Parliamentarian in Samoa: Political Apprenticeship, Learning New Language and Pushing Gender Boundaries

In this Discussion Paper, Hon. Ali‘imalemanu Alofa Tuuau tells her story of becoming a member of the National Legislative Assembly in Samoa in 2016.

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

IB 2019/18 Women’s Candidacy and the Power of Incumbency in the 2019 Solomon Islands Election

The 2019 Solomon Islands election marked the first time in the country’s history that two women were elected to parliament in a general election.

Bougainville & Papua New Guinea on the Eve of the Referendum

On 10 October 2019, the ANU Department of Pacific Affairs hosted a symposium entitled, Bougainville & Papua New Guinea on the Eve of the Referendum.

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.

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