Activist Awarded International Women of Courage Award

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea: U.S. Embassy Port Moresby is pleased to announce that Veronica Simogun has been honored as the East Asia and Pacific awardee for the 2017 U.S. Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Award. Ms. Simogun was honored as this year’s awardee in recognition of her work as an advocate for …

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2017 PNG Women’s Forum, Highlands Region Hailed a Success

U.S. Embassy Port Moresby: The 2017 PNG Women’s Forum, Highlands region, has ended on a high with two major recommendations: to have separate polling lines for men and women during this year’s general elections and to revive the work of the National Council of Women. Speaking to over 500 women and men from the seven Highlands …

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