Rugby providing a welcome relief for PNG women

Domestic violence is a chronic problem in PNG but Rugby League is helping women more personal confidence and respect.

Rugby League has long played second fiddle to its big brother Rugby Union.

But in the heart of the Pacific the 13-man code is a way of life.

Papua New Guinea is the only country in the world where this is the national sport.

And its popularity is being used to make a dent in another national concern – violence against women.

Paul Rhys reports from Port Moresby.

Source: Al Jazeera


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