Pacific Connections

Community film-making & gender inequality in the Pacific GCRF Funding Cycle2018-19 Principal InvestigatorDr Tony Crook SchoolsSocial Anthropology ODA countriesSolomon Islands, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Samoa, Tonga The prevalence of violence against women in the Pacific region is among the highest in the world. Countries across the region have identified the social, well-being and economic … Read more

Co-operatives as an organisational model for urban women in Papua New Guinea

GCRF Funding Cycle2018-19 Principal InvestigatorMelissa Demian SchoolsSocial Anthropology ODA countriesPapua New Guinea Sustainable Development GoalsGoal 5 Towns and cities in Papua New Guinea (PNG) are characterised by rapid in-migration from the rural areas of the country, insecure housing, a youth bulge, and precarious livelihoods that depend heavily on the informal economy. Due to ongoing structural … Read more