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First ever meeting of Spouses of Parliamentarians

Spouses of parliamentarians led by Madam Rachael Marape, wife of Papua New Guinea Prime Minister, Hon. James Marape and Lady Betty Toroama, wife of Autonomous Region of Bougainville President, Ishmael…  

The Spotlight Initiative in Papua New Guinea

UNDP’s Spotlight project is part of the larger UN programme, the Spotlight Initiative in Papua New Guinea, targeted at addressing Gender Based Violence in the country.  

Efforts to get women into Papua New Guinea National Parliament underway

Port Moresby, 19 July 2020 - Without greater numbers of women in Parliament, as an institution it will never be truly representative of all Papua New Guineans.  

Conference to further promote women in politics

Buka, 11 December 2017 – The Autonomous Region of Bougainville is positioning itself as a progressive government, thanks in part to the continued push for female inclusion within policy, decision…  

Leaving the kitchen behind - Bougainville women take the lead

Arawa, November 2017 - “It’s time for women to come out from behind the so-called kitchen walls. In Bougainvillean culture we haven’t always taken part in the decision-making process, but now we can.”  

Forum addresses zero women in National Parliament

Madang, 27 September 2017 – Prominent leaders from government, civil society and communities are meeting in Madang this week, September 26-28, to find ways forward to ensure there is better political…  

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