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Domestic Violence in Papua New Guinea: A Case Study from Boroko District Court, Port Moresby

Ganaii, Tracy; Putt, Judy; Dinnen, Sinclair


n May 2021, in PNG’s national parliament, a special parliamentary committee on gender-based violence conducted public hearings and invited submissions to gain evidence on the breadth of the problems and positive steps that could be taken to combat them. The incidence of domestic violence (DV) in PNG, and gender-based violence more broadly, is believed to be amongst the highest in the world. Evaluating the scale of the problem, including variations across time and different geographic areas —...[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/PDJX-N268
Access Rights: Open Access


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