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Gender and peace : Bougainvillean women, matriliny, and the peace process

Saovana-Spriggs, Ruth Vatoa


This thesis is a study of the role Bougainville women played in the peace process during and after the period of the civil war in Bougainville. The civil war developed between the Papua New Guinea Security Forces (PNG SF) and its ally, the Bougainville Resistance Force (BRF), against the Bougainville Revolutionary Army (BRA) from late 1989 to 1998. The issues which led to the civil war were wide-ranging, including economic and political problems between the people of Bougainville and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007-05
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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