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Hardly fair: Gender equity during the 2012 Papua New Guinea national elections in the Wabag Open electorate

Gibbs, Philip

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There is a saying in Enga society, "Women don't climb trees" (Endame ita kisala naenge). Taken literally it is not true. Enga women can and do climb trees (Gibbs 2005). However, this common saying might be heard from a man when he wants to prevent a woman from doing something. A woman might also direct the saying at a man if he is not doing the work expected of him. For example, a woman might use the expression, combining its literal and figurative senses, to express her annoyance if her...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015-06
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/133587
Source: Catalyst

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