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Family Protection Orders in Lae, Papua New Guinea: Part 3 Factors Affecting the Accessibility and Effectiveness of the Orders

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


A pilot study on the use and effectiveness of family protection orders (FPOs) was undertaken in Lae, Papua New Guinea (PNG) in 2018. The aim of the orders, introduced under the Family Protection Act (FPA) 2013, is to improve access to justice and the protection of and support for victims of domestic and family violence (DFV). This is the third and final In Brief summarising the findings from the pilot study, with the first two focusing on access to justice and safety. The pilot study suggests...[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: 2019/4
DOI: 10.25911/5c6e70d5c664e
Access Rights: Open Access


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