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Family Protection Orders in Lae, Papua New Guinea: Part 1 Accessing Justice

Putt, July; Phillips, Theresa; Thomas, Davida; Kanan, Lindy


A pilot study was undertaken in Lae, the second-largest urban centre in PNG, over six months in 2018 to examine the uptake and efficacy of family protection orders (FPOs). With the support of the Morobe Family and Sexual Violence Action Committee (FSVAC) and assistance from a family and sexual violence case management centre, Femili PNG, the study involved consultations and interviews with more than 50 professional stakeholders (mainly in the legal, policing and welfare sectors) and interviews...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Dept. of Pacific Affairs (DPA) formerly State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program
Date published: 2019
Type: Working/Technical Paper
Source: Department of Pacific Affairs in brief series: 2019/2
DOI: 10.25911/5c6fc356a25fc
Access Rights: Open Access


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