This is the second In Brief in a two-part series. Part 1 detailed the circumstances surrounding the unsuccessful re-election of three women members of parliament (MPs) in Papua New Guinea (PNG).
The three women parliamentarians who were elected in the 2012 Papua New Guinea (PNG) election failed to win re-election in the 2017 general election.
In many cultural settings in Melanesian societies, politics is for the men.
This is the first In Brief of a series of eight developed as background
papers for a three-day workshop titled ‘Improving women’s
electoral chances through an evidence-based approach’, hosted
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