Sexual violence, early marriage, gender inequality and poverty are some of the factors being blamed for the alarming rates of depression and attempted suicide among women in Bougainville
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In the northern coastal villages of Hako Constituency on Buka Island, in Papua New Guinea's eastern autonomous region of Bougainville, life to all appearances is carefree
In a male dominated society, women have been largely excluded from politics in Papua New Guinea. Catherine Wilson reports on female participation in the elections currently underway
Catherine Wilson reports how a housing crisis in Papua New Guinea's capital is socially empowering squatter communities
Following a recent trip to the island, coinciding with the tenth anniversary of the end of the Bougainville Civil War, Catherine Wilson reports on the role women played in bringing peace to the island.
Catherine Wilson on the continued disparity of wealth between the indigenous Australians and the rest of society and empty attempts by the government to change this.
Catherine Wilson reports on the plight of asylum seekers detained in a Sydney immigration centre.
Catherine Wilson reports on the Australian Government's approach to refugees and its attempts to avoid its obligations to the Refugee Convention by processing them overseas.