• Sign welcoming HIV/AIDS seminar attendees

    Developing HIV Education with Customary Leaders in West Papua

    Researchers from UQ and the Universitas Negeri Papua (State University of Papua) are taking up the challenge of developing HIV education for customary leaders in rural and remote areas of West Papua province so that they can support HIV prevention and care.
  • Meeting in a shed

    Subverting social norms around female genital cutting in Somalia

    Female genital cutting (FGC) is the practice of cutting or removing part of the female genitalia for non-medical reasons. In many countries of the developing world, a girl’s transition to womanhood can be marked by some form of this tradition. UQ School of Economics researcher Dr David Smerdon has been working with local NGOs in Somalia to find policy solutions to eradicate FGC.
  • A family in the South Fly

    Examining asymmetries across the Torres Strait–PNG border

    Enormous asymmetries exist between the people living in the South Fly region of Papua New Guinea and those living just across the border in the Torres Strait in terms of livelihoods, opportunities, and more. UQ researchers engaged with people and communities in this complex border region between PNG and Australia to develop recommendations that aim to improve the livelihoods of those residing in the South Fly.

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