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Ulla Lohmann

Ulla Lohmann

Women’s struggles in male-dominated Papua New Guinea, Photo 1. Betty Higgins is a farmer who employs women, many victims of rape. She uses her status to promote education in a society who still believe in witchcraft. Photo 2: Augusta Bomai was victim of sorcery. She was hung upside down from a tree and burned. Luckily, her rope caught fire allowing her to escape. Photo 3: Rose Iwangu and baby. In Papua New Guiena child pregnancy is very common. Incest is wide-spread. In some areas is not even considered a crime.

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