A poster inside the Seventh Day Adventist Church building in Lae. Photo by Michelle N Rooney

A poster inside the Seventh Day Adventist Church building in Lae. Photo by Michelle N Rooney

Research findings on the impact of FSV on families and children in Lae

18th December 2018

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Miranda Forsyth is an Associate Professor at RegNet and also a Fellow at the Department of Pacific Affairs in the College of Asia and Pacific at ANU. The broad focus of Miranda’s research is investigating the possibilities and challenges of the inter-operation of state and non-state justice and regulatory systems.

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RegNet’s Miranda Forsyth and colleagues Michelle Nayahamui Rooney (ANU Devpolicy Centre), Mary Aisi (PNG UNITECH) and Dora Kuir-Ayius (University of Papua New Guinea) have completed a four part Devpolicy Blog series presenting the findings of their research project exploring the impact of family and sexual violence (FSV) on families and children in Lae, PNG. The series includes four blogs on services to address FSV in Lae, the impact on families, the impact on school attendance, and finally on the relationship between the women in their study and the police. The four blogs are provided below:

In search of services to address family and sexual violence in Lae communities - May 22, 2018

Family and sexual violence and it’s impact on families in Lae - December 6, 2018

FSV, children’s school attendance and strategies used by schools to help - December 10, 2018

Accessing justice: police responses to domestic violence - December 12, 2018

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