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.
Among Papua New Guineans, it is common practice for intending candidates to do their groundwork, known locally as ‘doing awareness’ or lusim hanmak,1 months before the official election period.
Women’s economic empowerment is an important component of the Australian Government’s aid policy and programming in the Pacific.
Mentoring has become an increasingly common form of assistance used by development partners
This report presents findings of research conducted between June and October 2019 by a small team from the Australian National University (ANU), with the assistance of researchers based in Papua Ne
In the Vanuatu national elections held on 19 March 2020, voters elected their third consecutive all-male parliament.
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