1 Million Children in Papua New Guinea Live with Violence

October 28, 2010 • Papua New Guinea, News

Population Media Center is developing 2 radio serial dramas for broadcast in Papua New Guinea as part of the United Nation’s Millennium Development Goal Campaign. We’re currently in the middle of our Writers’ Workshop, and within the next couple weeks, we should be seeing the start of production.

PMC’s formative research shows a critical need to change social norms with regard to ideal family size, acceptability of family planning and self-efficacy, and to provide correct information about the safety of contraception compared to early and repeated childbearing in Papua New Guinea.

Although this video was created by UNICEF a couple of years ago, the content is still relevant today in the prevalence of violence as a social norm in PNG.

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