• Date and time: Friday 5 February 2016, 1.00pm
  • Location: Room ARC/014, Alcuin Research Resource Centre (ARRC), Alcuin College
  • Admission: is free of charge and open to all. No booking required.

Event details

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: 

Monica Paulus, Visiting Fellow, Centre for Applied Human Rights