UN urges Government of Papua New Guinea to Take Action

“We note with great concern that this case adds to the growing pattern of vigilante attacks and killings of persons accused of sorcery in Papua New Guinea,” Ms. Pouilly said. February 2013 – The United Nations human rights office today urged the Government of Papua New Guinea to Take concrete Action following reports that a 20-year-old woman accused of sorcery was burnt alive in front of a crowd, noting that this is the latest in a “growing pattern” of such attacks. “We urge the Government … [Read more...]

WOMEN of ACTION™ – Peacekeepers in History

  WOMEN of ACTION™ World Women of Peace Peace Women From Our Past now includes of oral histories of our peace sisters, excerpted from Judith Porter Adams, Peacework: Oral Histories of Women Peace Activists (Twayne Publishers, Boston: 1990). The page numbers are included in each entry. Currently, we are displaying oral histories of Elise Hansen Boulding, and Enola Maxwell. Check back regularly for new oral histories.     Elise Hansen … [Read more...]

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