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PiPP has compiled play by play write-up of the confusing (and confused) events in Nauru's ongoing constitutional crisis.
Calling Melanesians benighted and backward is pointless and frankly dishonest. Photographs of the torture and execution of a woman from the highlands of PNG caused a global furore, typified by the headline: It’s 2013, And They’re Burning ‘Witches’. But who is this ‘they’ you keep talking about?
Devpolicy's Robin Davies provides an early analysis of the efforts of developing nations to outline a 'new deal' for the post-2015 development agenda.
Gender quotas is one most effective way to fast track women numbers in parliament, however attempts to implement quotas in pacific island states are being met with uptight reluctance across the board. Are they truly yet another barrier in disguise?