Raising the Profile of Women’s Issues in Papua New Guinea

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"I am a woman, hear me roar," could have been the informal motto of the Papua New Guinea Women’s Forum — a two-day powerhouse event organized by the U.S. Embassy in Port Moresby and the Papua New Guinean Ministry of Community Development. You can read more about this forum on DipNote.

Did you know that 50% of Papua New Guinea women have experienced sexual assault? How can we better support women leaders and empower rural women, particularly in an environment with cultural norms that foster gender inequality?

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  3. beverlylocust answered: You could start by not being the kettle. Practically all cultural norms foster gender inequality. Ask the women who live there.
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