A new anthology of literature by Papua New Guinea women is challenging the traditional attribution of women's successes to a male reference point.
My Walk to Equality was launched this month in PNG and Australia, a milestone publication of poetry, fiction and essays written by 45 PNG women.
One of the contributors to the anthology is Elvina Ogil, an Australia-based lawyer and writer who hails from PNG's Mt Hagen.
Ms Ogil's foreword to the book argues that PNG as a nation should embrace both literature and the notion of gender equality.
She spoke with Johnny Blades.