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Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea’s Rapid Tides Expose Climate Risks (Stephanie McLennan, Rachel LaFortune, HRW)

Earlier this month, parts of Papua New Guinea (PNG) experienced a surge in king tides that flooded communities and displaced approximately 53,000 people. King tides are the highest predicted tides of the year and are reaching higher and farther as climate change causes sea levels to rise. For PNG – facing more than double the global average in annual sea level rise – the worst is yet to come.

Papua New Guinea’s Rapid Tides Expose Climate Risks | Human Rights Watch (hrw.org)

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Papua New Guinea

Spotlight on gender-based violence in PNG (Lindy Kanan, East Asia Forum)

Gender-based violence (GBV) is a wicked policy problem that plagues governments across the world. Papua New Guinea (PNG) is no exception and has some of the highest rates of violence against women globally.

A new era for gender-based violence response in PNG (eastasiaforum.org)