Are there problems with ethnic, race/racial minorities or religious prejudices? Gender equality?

There is no gender equality. This is a very Christian nation, although Christianity is mixed with a belief in sorcery. Women and some men have been murdered for being accused of being witches. - Jun 2016


The country is largely Christian. There are some violent conflicts between ethnic groups in parts of the Highlands, but not in Port Moresby. Although the country has a reputation for widespread domestic violence, the government has been raising awareness on this and attitudes (if not behavior) are slowly changing. It is not uncommon for women in your workplace to be experiencing domestic violence at home. But as an expat woman, you will be treated respectfully at work and in your daily life. Regarding race, we have been struck by some of the outward racism from Australians towards PNGers, and long-term Australians towards Asians here. - Jun 2008


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