Learning from Human Rights Defenders
Papua New Guinea is a linguistically and culturally diverse country that shares a traditional belief in and practice of sorcery within its 22 provinces. Sorcery accusations result in violence that violates individuals’ rights, particularly those of women and children. Monica Paulus will discuss the difficulties people accused of sorcery face in defending themselves.
Other lectures in this series include:
- Women’s situation in public and private sphere in Egypt
- Struggling to protect land rights in Sri Lanka