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

The Lowy Institute: How men are getting away with murder in PNG
Human Rights / Papua New Guinea / Women & Girls

The Lowy Institute: How men are getting away with murder in PNG

In this long analysis published by the Lowy Institute, I draw on recent interviews, my older notebooks, and the expert insights of PNG commentators, specialists and anthropologists to explore a range of questions around the endemic violence against women in Papua New Guinea. My principle concern is to explain to a wider readership how, and … Continue reading