IT WAS a week in which PNG Attitude reported that the seemingly impossible was happening in Papua New Guinea. The incidence of violence against women and children was increasing.
It is a “national disgrace” PNG Attitude said. And so it is. The statistics are a condemnation of the national government’s gross failure to turn the tide of brutal criminality against the most vulnerable people in society.
Then on the same day, there was some positive news.
We drew readers’ attention to the brainchild of PNG Attitude contributor, essayist Rashmii Amoah Bell, who will edit the first collection of women’s writing to ever come out of PNG.