Angela Apa

    Director, Kup Women for Peace

    Angela Apa is Director of Kup Women for Peace, formed as a women’s organisation about 20 years ago to bring an end to tribal fights in the Kup area of the Simbu Province. Kup Women for Peace provides services for women and families across the province and supports communities in addressing any form of violence. Angela is an active human rights defender, regularly assisting survivors of sorcery related violence and gender-based violence in the PNG Highlands region. As a former teacher, she integrates her pedagogical skills in training young human rights defenders to contribute to safer communities across Papua New Guinea. She is lead facilitator of the Communicating the Law Toolkit