Rooney, Michelle Nayahamui; Forsyth, Miranda; Kuir-Ayius, Dora; Aisi, Mary
Recent research into family violence in
PNG’s second city of Lae has revealed
disturbing patterns of family violence impacting
upon children and their schooling.
Whilst many women struggle to cope with
physical and psychological abuse, their
children risk slipping into crime and drug
abuse and sometimes into perpetrating
family violence themselves. Despite Melanesia
having long standing traditions of
restorative approaches to justice, schools
predominantly employ punitive...[Show more]
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