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Kup women for peace: women taking action to build peace and influence community decision-making

Garap, Sarah

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Women have played, and continue to play, a prominent and critical role in conflict resolution and peace-making processes in many different parts of the world. Women in the highlands of Papua New Guinea are no exception. Drawing on my experience as a founding member of Kup Women for Peace, I shall discuss the origins, character and progress of some recent womens initiatives in Simbu Province directed at stopping endemic tribal fighting and building the foundations of a just and sustainable...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorGarap, Sarah
dc.date.accessioned2004-09-10
dc.date.accessioned2004-09-28T05:04:50Z
dc.date.accessioned2011-01-05T08:55:16Z
dc.date.available2004-09-28T05:04:50Z
dc.date.available2011-01-05T08:55:16Z
dc.identifier.citationGarap, S. (2004). Kup women for peace: women taking action to build peace and influence community decision-making. SSGM Discussion Paper 2004/4. Canberra, ACT: ANU Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Program Discussion paper no.
dc.identifier.issn1328-7854
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/42058
dc.description.abstractWomen have played, and continue to play, a prominent and critical role in conflict resolution and peace-making processes in many different parts of the world. Women in the highlands of Papua New Guinea are no exception. Drawing on my experience as a founding member of Kup Women for Peace, I shall discuss the origins, character and progress of some recent womens initiatives in Simbu Province directed at stopping endemic tribal fighting and building the foundations of a just and sustainable peace. There are two overlapping dimensions: tribal fighting and violence directed against women and girls, which I call gendered violence.
dc.description.sponsorshipAusAID
dc.format.extent16 pages
dc.format.extent1171360 bytes
dc.format.extent359 bytes
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherCanberra, ACT: State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program, The Australian National University
dc.relation.ispartofseriesDiscussion Paper (The Australian National University, State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program): 2004/4
dc.rightsAuthor/s retain copyright
dc.rightsThe permission is archived ERMS2230096
dc.source.urihttp://dpa.bellschool.anu.edu.au/ssgm-research-communication/discussion-paper-series
dc.subjectgendered violence
dc.subjectconflict resolution
dc.subjectpeace-making
dc.subjectPapua New Guinea
dc.subjectKWP
dc.subjectKup Women for Peace
dc.subjecttribal fighting
dc.subjectwomen
dc.titleKup women for peace: women taking action to build peace and influence community decision-making
dc.typeWorking/Technical Paper
local.description.refereedno
local.identifier.citationyear2004
local.identifier.eprintid2789
local.rights.ispublishedyes
dc.date.issued2004
local.type.statusPublished version
local.contributor.affiliationANU
local.contributor.affiliationState Society and Governance in Melanesia Project, RSPAS
dcterms.accessRightsOpen Access
CollectionsANU Dept. of Pacific Affairs (DPA) formerly State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program

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