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Transgressive women don't deserve protection: young men's narratives of sexual violence against women in rural Papua New Guinea

Kelly-Hanku, A; Aeno, H; Wilson, L; Eves, Richard; Mek, A; Nake Trumb, R; Whittaker, M; Fitzgerald, L; Kaldor, J M; Vallely, A

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Sexual violence against women and girls is commonplace in Papua New Guinea (PNG). While the experiences of women are rightly given central place in institutional responses to sexual violence, the men who perpetrate violence are often overlooked, an oversight that undermines the effectiveness of prevention efforts. This paper draws on interviews conducted with young men as part of a qualitative longitudinal study of masculinity and male sexuality in a rural highland area of PNG. It explores one...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016-06-02
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/107338
Source: Culture, health & sexuality
DOI: 10.1080/13691058.2016.1182216

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