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How Does a Country Develop a 60 Percent Rape Rate?
World  (tags: Papua New Guinea, rape, men, women, human rights, violence, society, news, crime, asia )

Carrie
- 622 days ago - blog.foreignpolicy.com
The shocking findings of a study on sexual assault in Asia, published Tuesday in the Lancet Global Health journal, have been generating a lot of buzz, particularly the figures on Papua New Guinea, where 59 percent -- yes, more than a majority -- of men...
Demand Justice for Communities Robbed in a Huge Illegal Land Grab ACTION
World  (tags: Papua New Guinea, land grab, humanrights, forest, logging, conflict, government, society, corruption )

Nancy
- 664 days ago - actnowpng.org
Your help is needed for communities across Papua New Guinea who are still waiting for justice in one of our planets largest illegal land grabs.
PAPUA NEW GUINEA: From the Field to the Rubbish Heap
World  (tags: Papua New Guinea, agriculture, economy, world, society, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics )

Cal
- 1017 days ago - ipsnews.net
Agriculture provides a livelihood to the majority of the population in Papua New Guinea, a developing island nation of approximately seven million in the south west Pacific. However, the loss and waste of an estimated half of all fresh produce between ha
Our Seeds - a Video That Warns of the Threat Commercial Seeds Pose to Pacific Islander Food Security | Act Now!
World  (tags: PNG, Papua New Guinea, environment, foreign interests, environmental damage, illegal, agriculture, despair, hybrids, pesticides, synthetic fertilisers, traditional farming, food )

Jenny
- 1301 days ago - actnowpng.org
Seeds Blong Yumi - a documentary that celebrates traditional food plants, stresses the importance of maintaining traditional farming practices, addresses the problems of globalised food based on hybrids that require pesticides and synthetic fertilisers
Spider Without the Web- The Silent Destruction By Oil Palm in Papua New Guinea
World  (tags: oil palm, NBPOL, mono-culture, customary land alienation, agriculture in PNG, PNG, Papua New Guinea, erosion of social structure )

Jenny
- 1356 days ago - actnowpng.org
While the Oil Palm Industry in Papua New Guinea is preaching millions of kina in profit, it has come at a cost to the local inhabitants that once use to occupy the areas under oil palm... environmental cost...erosion of social structures...
Hold Mining Companies Barrick and PJV Responsible for the Forced Eviction of Families in Papua New Guinea. - PLEASE TAKE ACTION!
World  (tags: gold mine, Papua New Guinea, eviction of people, theats, violence )

Beatrice
- 1674 days ago - takeaction.amnestyusa.org
The livelihoods of families living alongside the Porgera gold mine have been attacked. Last year, local police burned down over 100 homes, slaughtered livestock and reportedly raped women all for the sake of corporate business..Please help them
PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Indigenous People Lose Out on Land Rights
World  (tags: government, rights, land and resources, Papua New Guinea, developers, lost, environment, humanrights )

Naoko
- 1821 days ago - irinnews.org
Papua New Guinea's indigenous people have lost their right to challenge developers and the state over deals involving their land and resources.
Witches' Tortured Over AIDS Deaths in PNG
World  (tags: Papua New Guinea, Witches, AIDS, torture, killed, violence, africa, government, HumanRights, media, freedoms, world )

Raven
- 2827 days ago - thenational.com.pg
The way a woman walks can be a death sentence in Papua New Guinea, where the ancient world of witchcraft has collided brutally with the modern plague of AIDS. Women accused of being witches have been tortured and murdered by mobs holding them responsible
   

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