Papua New Guinea

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).

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

Family Protection Orders in Papua New Guinea - Main Report

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

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

Domestic Violence and Family Law in Papua New Guinea

This paper arose from a research project on family protection orders (FPOs) in Papua New Guinea (PNG), during which it became apparent that many matters being brought to the police and courts invol

Family Protection Orders: Court Processes in Papua New Guinea

This report outlines some findings and observations about how courts in Papua New Guinea (PNG) handle the family protection orders (FPOs) introduced under the Family Protection Act 2013.

Obituary: Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare

With the death of Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare – the man who led Papua New Guinea to independence in 1975 – the Pacific has lost one of its most prominent and respected leaders.

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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