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This report draws together the evidence from multiple reports on the resettlement policy as well as the intimate stories of women living in fear on Nauru, where neither the local police nor some of the commercial agencies charged with protecting them have shown much desire to do so.
The placement of four Australian Federal Police officers on Nauru has seen no improvement in protection for women. Real concerns about the failure of the Nauru police to investigate and charge perpetrators means there is little likelihood that the women will be protected on the island or that perpetrators will be punished for their crimes.