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By Vicki Luker, Sinclair Dinnnen

ISBN-10: 1921666609

ISBN-13: 9781921666605

Papua New Guinea has a fancy ‘law and order’ challenge and an entrenched epidemic of HIV. This e-book explores their interplay. It additionally probes their joint demanding situations and opportunities—most essentially for civic protection, a situation which can offersome immunity to either. This booklet is a important and well timed contribution to a constrained yet transforming into physique of scholarship within the social and structural contexts of HIV epidemiology in Papua New Guinea. the quantity deals a distinct choice of interdisciplinary insights at the connections among legislations and order and the HIV epidemic and is gifted in a fashion obtainable to a large viewers, students and lay humans alike… considerably, this is often the 1st quantity to seriously learn the complicated and inexorable hyperlinks among HIV, gender, violence, and protection inside of a theoretical framework thv at illuminates the demanding situations of the epidemic for PNG’s destiny unity and balance as a tender nation...The value of this brave publication can't be overstated. whereas it communicates an pressing and powerful message concerning the desire for fast motion … it bargains insightful reflections at the strategies and probabilities of social transformation that unquestionably could have enduring scholarly and sensible value.** [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]

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For the young, postcolonial state in PNG, these broad statements are qualified somewhat by consideration of state capacity, resources, and community attitudes—attitudes that state officers may share with the wider community and which also shape their working environment. In PNG, even if opportunity avails, some forms of domestic violence and sexual assault are even less likely to be reported to or pursued by police than they are in many Western countries, as several chapters here attest. Other forms of violence, such as ‘community sanctioned’ assaults, killings, or intergroup fighting may not be investigated properly because police believe that the violence was warranted or they lack the means.

A Situational Analysis of Child Sexual Abuse and the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children in PNG. , with the support of UNICEF PNG. HEMIS (HIV Epidemiological Modelling Impact Study). 2006. Impacts of HIV/ AIDS 2005–2025 in Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and East Timor: Final Report of the HIV Epidemiological Modelling Impact Study February 2006. Canberra: AusAID. Hill, Bruce. 2008 ‘Australia and PNG Ministers Resurrect Version of the ECP’. Australian Broadcasting Commission, Pacific Beat, 24 April 2008.

16 1. Entwined Endemics: HIV and ‘Law and Order’ Map 1: Papua New Guinea. By Karina Pelling, Coombs Cartography, College of Asia and the Pacific, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia. Among the conditions favouring the spread of HIV is PNG’s predominantly youthful and rapidly growing population, poor and in many parts of the country deteriorating health services, and the co-presence of other sexually transmitted infections that can assist transmission. As several chapters in this collection indicate, high levels of rape and sexual abuse, domestic violence, and multiple sexual partners have contributed to HIV’s spread.

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