This project was designed to consolidate the Developmental Leadership Program (DLP)'s existing research on coalitions and to extend DLP's reach in the Pacific.

  • Project dates: 2015
  • Funding: University of Birmingham

The findings will have implications and lessons for policy makers and development partners conducting research and development projects in PNG, Melanesia and Malaysia.

The Developmental Leadership Program has an emerging track record of research on the role that women’s coalitions play in creating social and political change.The current project, ”Culture and Change: a comparative study of women’s activism through coalitions in Papua New Guinea (PNG) and Malaysia”, was designed to consolidate DLP’s existing research on coalitions and to extend DLP’s reach in the Pacific. The findings will have implications and lessons for policy makers and development partners conducting research and development projects in PNG, Melanesia and Malaysia.

Key People

Lead researcher

Dr Ceridwen Spark

Dr Ceridwen Spark

Senior Research Fellow, Global, Urban and Social Studies

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