Since independence, there are many social issues that are major indicators for Papua New Guinea (PNG) to answer the question as to why there is a slow in progress and effective development of her economy. These are unequal distribution of resources, corruption, nepotism and political instability and gender inequality to name a few in which they are directly or indirectly hindering the effective nation building processes and more organised social functioning. Gender inequality is a social issue such that it involves human behaviour, interaction and their relationships with each other based on gender construct in the society. And this piece will explain and target factors, facts, effects and some personal views on solutions more specifically in relation to gender inequality in nation building and community development participations of men and women in Papua New Guinea prior to economic, political and social perspectives.
The National Goals and Directive Principles (NGDP) of PNG has had the high regard for integral human development and gender equality and participation, however, the number of women’s participation in the nation building and community development processes is still…show more content… For example, currently the number of women who are parliamentarians is very small compared to men. According to (United Nations Development Programme Papua New Guinea, n.d) “Out of the one-hundred and thirty-five women who contested to win one of the one-hundred and eleven seats of the parliament in 2012 National Elections, only three of them were elected to parliament whereas the rest are men representatives. Therefore, there is an urgent need to address the capacity of women’s involvement in public speaking and adjust their number of participants who can freely voice their uncovered views towards promoting women and youth empowerment and gender equality in all folds of