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By Staycey Yalo in Port Moresby The final autopsy report on Post-Courier journalist Rosalyn Albaniel Evara, handed to the Papua New Guinean Coroner’s Court last...

ANALYSIS: By Scott Waide in Lae, Papua New Guinea In the early hours of October 23, 2017, a woman in her late 40s was dragged...

The Family, Sexual, Violence Actions office in Port Moresby has condemned news of women being violently abused in Papua New Guinea with manager Ruth...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Papua New Guinea's National Capital District Governor Powes Parkop sought a court order to stop the burial of a journalist until...

The women's march in Jakarta. Video: UNANews By Katharina R. Lestari in Jakarta More than 1000 Indonesian women took to the streets of Jakarta this week...

The track 'Dangerous' ... a video clip about climate change highlights second anniversary of  Tropical Cyclone Pam next week. Video: DropVkal Family DropVkal Family, a...

By Patty Pasion in Manila Victims of horrifying acts of torture during Martial Law in the Philippines have recounted their painful experiences before Chief Justice...

ANALYSIS: By Dan McGarry Justice Richard Chetwynd acquitted the three men accused of intentional assault on Florence Lengkon on Friday, accepting the defence’s submission that...

By Len Garae in Port Vila Vanuatu gender and human rights advocate Jenny Ligo has called on the Minister of Justice to "revisit resources" made...

Outcomes of a regional Pacific meeting addressing violence against women and girls concluded with strategic steps and an urgent work plan to address the...

Special Correspondent in Jakarta The Indonesian government’s response in the wake of a spate of rape and murder of young women and children this year...

By Julie Cleaver In Fiji, the number of reported domestic violence cases has increased. Police say in the first quarter of this year, it registered...

A regional media forum in Fiji has heard the fear of retribution is a barrier to reporting human rights stories in the Pacific, Radio...

OPINION: By Imrana Jalal in Suva The Pacific Islands conjure up images of paradise: white sand beaches, transparent sparkling aquamarine seas, and happy smiling islanders. But...

By a Vanuatu Daily Digest correspondent in Port Vila In an outpouring of popular protest, several hundred women, men and children marched in Port Vila...

Samoa’s Rugby Union is encouraging more of its country’s women to participate in rugby. Sport administrators and gender equality advocates are seeing greater participation...

Women in Vanuatu’s capital have banned together to call for an end to violence against women. The Vanuatu Daily Post reported that a  "Stop violence...

By Dan McGarry in Port Vila Julian Ligo recently published an online piece purporting to tell the "real" story down at the wharf, in which...

By TJ Aumua The kidnapping and attack on a local Vanuatu female tourism manager, Florence Lengkon, has stirred strong criticism of violence against women in...

By Dan McGarry in Port Vila A brave local woman has come forward with a shocking story of out-of-control violence in Vanuatu. Bus and taxi drivers...

“Respect”, as Father Walter Lini famously said, “is honourable”. But despite the enormous social, economic and cultural contributions they make every day, Vanuatu’s women are rarely given the respect they deserve;...

In a report to be released today on International Women’s Day, the Gender Council of the International Federation of Journalists highlights high levels of...