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'When She Cries Oceans': navigating gender violence in the Western Pacific

Jolly, Margaret

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The postcolonial states of Fiji, Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu operate today in a global arena in which human rights are widely accepted. As ratifiers of UN treaties such as the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women and the Convention on the Rights of the Child, these Pacific Island countries have committed to promoting women’s and girls’ rights, including the right to a life free of violence. Yet local, national and regional gender values are not always...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/218611
Book Title: Gender Violence & Human Rights: Seeking Justice in Fiji, Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu
DOI: 10.22459/GVHR.12.2016

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