From the day I entered Grade 5 in 2003 until I completed my final year in 2006, I had trials in my life – and I looked upon these as my ‘foes’. For most of my friends poverty seemed as nothing but for me it was a cause of great embarrassment.The first four years (1999-2002) at Butibam had been pleasant, but as the clock struck 2003 a cloud of doom descended on me like a giant shadow waiting for my little soul to pass through. This year, it trained 127 women, 42 of whom ended up contesting the national election.Despite a record number of women running - 165 out of 3300 candidates - none were successful.
Other same-sex sexual acts can be punished with up to three years imprisonment.Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons in Papua New Guinea face legal challenges not experienced by non-LGBT residents.Male same-sex sexual activity is prohibited by Section 210 of the Papua New Guinea Penal Code.that he feels extra pleased with the award, especially since it was for a role that he feels "really proud" of."This is the one role that will stay with me till I die.