Dateline Pacific
Papua New Guinea

Dateline Pacific

(Photograph by Vlad Sokhin) I’ve been travelling and storytelling from the Pacific for almost a decade. My most frequent destination is Papua New Guinea: beguiling, surprising, confronting, endowed with vast wilderness, immense resources, and the most culturally diverse population on the planet. I have travelled extensively in PNG, one of few reporters with a sustained … Continue reading

Campaign to clear PNG couple jailed for abortion: The Age & Sydney Morning Herald
Health / Human Rights / Papua New Guinea / Women & Girls

Campaign to clear PNG couple jailed for abortion: The Age & Sydney Morning Herald

A confronting story from Bougainville, PNG, where I have often reported on the crisis of maternal deaths (second highest in the Asia Pacific after Afghanistan). The news angle here the landmark case around the jailing of a couple for the termination of a pregnancy. But the background context is about the tragedy deaths in childbirth, … Continue reading