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Ten preliminary findings concerning sorcery accusation-related violence in Papua New Guinea

Forsyth, Miranda; Gibbs, Philip; Hukula, Fiona; Putt, Judy; Munau, Llane; Losoncz, Ibolya


Discussion Paper #80: This discussion paper reports on a number of key emerging research findings from a multi-year collaborative research project into overcoming sorcery accusation-related violence (SARV) in Papua New Guinea (PNG). In particular it identifies: (1) the characteristics of those accused and harmed by SARV, demonstrating considerable variation, particularly in gender of those accused, across the country; (2) the multiple types of harm that are caused by SARV, including...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Development Policy Centre Discussion Paper No. 80
DOI: 10.2139/ssrn.3360817
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website


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