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Gender and small arms violence in Papua New Guinea

Thompson, Edwina; Dinnen, Sinclair

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Evidence gleaned from media, anecdotal, and hitherto unpublished sources suggests that violence resulting from small arms and light weapons in PNG is distinctly gendered. While it is important to recognise that conflict and post-conflict situations affect men and women in different ways, it is instructive to go further, and examine the different experiences of men and women in the context of the ‘gun culture’ that has developed in parts of PNG in recent years. Our research uncovers both...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Dept. of Pacific Affairs (DPA) formerly State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program
Type: Report (Commissioned)
Working/Technical Paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/42642

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