on 17th May 2017

Women as Drivers of Change in Papua New Guinea

Integrating Gender into Humanitarian Action: Good Practices from Asia-Pacific features Joyceanne Bonnie’s, Vice-President of the Pinepel Women’s group on Papua New Guinea, formation of an island-wide community-led group on gender equality to increase women’s voice within the community. This group, made up of 20-30 people of equal gender, learned about the fundamental elements of climate change and adaptation and were trained in various conservation farming techniques and nutrition.

“For many years, we have often thought, ‘This is a really long drought.’ It was only when CARE came to Pinepel that we understood what was happening: climate change,” said Joyceanne Bonnie

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