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First Youth Summit a success in Papua New Guinea
A first time meeting of representatives of young people from all over Papua New Guinea focuses on developmental plans and issues affecting youth in the country.

Let's talk it over, peer to peer
Port Moresby school students are taking the lead to educate their peers about HIV/AIDS.

Writings on the walls
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 28 June 2006 - Every corner, inside and outside the conference room, young people, mostly teenagers, scrambled aongst themselves to get into groups for discussions.

Papua New Guinea's juvenile justice reform is showing results
KUNDIAWA, Papua New Guinea, 10 March 2006 - Michael and his friend Samson were both 16 years old when their pursuit of adolescent mischief went too far.

Uniting communities against domestic violence
PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea, 20 January 2006 - UNICEF estimates that around one million children in Papua New Guinea live with violence, either at home or in their community.

Friends Foundation: Prevention and support for mothers and children affected by HIV/AIDS
PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea, 16 January 2006 - The HIV/AIDS epidemic is taking a toll on this country's children. Around 11,000 Papua New Guinean children are currently living with HIV.

The long road towards juvenile justice in Papua New Guinea
WEWAK, Papua New Guinea - Fifteen-year-old Michael*, an orphan who has never had the chance to go to school is serving a two-year custodial sentence in Wewak Boys Town ...

Tackling gender violence in Papua New Guinea
PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea, 2006 - Rachel *, 17 is a commercial sex worker on the streets of Port Moresby, the capital of Papua New Guinea.

Using performing arts to deliver a life saving message to children
KAINANTU, Papua New Guinea, 19 December 2005 - For many of the children at Kainantu Primary School in Papua New Guinea's isolated Easten Highlands Province, the arrival of a team of youth outreach volunteers is a welcome distraction from school work.

Yearning to learn, but denied the right
MOUNT HAGEN, Papua New Guinea, 12 August 2004 - At the age of only ten years, Susannah Thomas had to drop out of school and farm on the family coffee plot in the rich, fertile Nebiliyer district, in the Western Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea.

Young woman braves stigma to tell all about HIV/AIDS
PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea, 1 August 2004 - Twenty-three-year-old Orange Samilo is wheezing and beads of perspiration drip down her forehead as she delivers an animated HIV/AIDS message in sweltering heat and humidity.

Young people given a chance after years of conflict
BOUGAINVILLE, Papua New Guinea, 20 July 2004 - It is Genevieve Doni’s second day in school. She looks unsure of herself, probably because she is 17 years old and only in primary school.

Most people register their births for the first time
PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea, 10 July 2004 - Seventeen-year-old Dinishya Dellamae along with her other family members are queuing up to register their births for the first time in a UNICEF assisted campaign launched in March 2004.



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