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Political Leadership in Papua New Guinea: Three Women Parliamentarians Defeated in the 2017 Election: Part One

Yangin, Russel


The three women parliamentarians who were elected in the 2012 Papua New Guinea (PNG) election failed to win re-election in the 2017 general election. Their electoral defeats only deepen the concern for gender representation in parliament. However, an analysis of their short-lived political careers reveals that their conduct in the 9th parliament is consistent with the demands and expectations made of the Papua New Guinean politician. In PNG there are two arenas in politics a member of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Dept. of Pacific Affairs (DPA) formerly State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program
Date published: 2021
Type: Working/Technical Paper
DOI: 10.25911/K3SE-C125
Access Rights: Open Access


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