The Family Division of the High Court heard how a falling out between the two couples led to a legal battle lasting nearly six years. Mr Justice Cobb said this has resulted in harm to the two girls born as a result of the donations — one in her early teens and the other nearing her 10th birthday. In written rulings, he said the two couples — who can be identified only as Father 1 and Father 2, and Mother 1 and Mother 2 — had begun as friends. The litigation has had a destructive effect on the parties.
Their territory comprises the southern slopes of Mt. Sisa , along the southern edge of the central mountain range of New Guinea , near the Papuan Plateau. They are well known among anthropologists because of ritual acts practiced between the young boys and men of the tribe.
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