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Examines some of the challenges women in the Papua New Guinea highlands face in escaping violent relationships.
As part of a series of Bible studies rooted in the importance of being relational in the Samoan culture, this study draws on the story of Hagar to explore its themes of power, gender inequality, and family violence and to connect the text with experiences...
Researchers from Australian National University, University of Papua New Guinea and the Lae University of Technology explored the connections between women’s experiences of seeking support to address family and sexual violence and their children’s well-being and opportunities for education.
This post presents the findings on the relationship between the women in the study and the police, including the reasons they did or did not seek police help.
This blog post shares some emerging findings on the impact of FSV on school attendance, and the strategies used by schools to assist students experiencing periods of violence.
The increase in cases of domestic violence in Samoa and the diaspora is slowly raising the public’s awareness of its impacts on the victims, who are overwhelmingly women and children. Because it is such a serious and growing social problem, it is a priority for...
The purpose of this research is to formulate a theologically coherent perspective on the complex social and moral questions facing contemporary Samoan society. It does so by constructing a contextual Samoan public theology, based on the core Samoan-Christian values of alofa (love), fa'aaloalo (respect), soalaupule...
The purpose of this evaluation is to provide an assessment of the relevance, effectiveness, value for money, efficiency and sustainability of the programme.
This report documents a 5 year review (2003-2008) of the NZAID funded National Centre for Women and Children (NCWC) in Tonga. NZAID commissioned this review with the purpose of:
(a) analysing all issues affecting the performance of the NCWC, including management structures, support services...
As violence against women becomes increasingly recognized as both a public health problem and a human rights violation, countries throughout the world are taking action through political and social reforms.