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Body Image – Objectification and Sexualisation

Women’s Forum Australia is deeply concerned that young girls and women are objectified and sexualised. Public images of women heavily focus on women’s sexual featur..

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"It's the considered and researched approach on women's issues that is so helpful"

There are many organisations out there doing great work in the community. Some receive grants from the government, some fund their activities through the sale of goods, others  ...

"They understand the true value and dignity of women"

Women's Forum Australia has a broad network of supporters from diverse backgrounds and with varying skills and experiences. Women who have a passion for life and who work hard  ...

Together, we did it!

Thanks to your support and encouragement in the past year we managed to help prevent the introduction of extreme abortion laws in NSW and Queensland and made a huge difference  ...

Extreme Abortion Law Dangerous for Women

Today the NSW Legislative Council is set to debate what is perhaps one of the most extreme and dangerous laws to face this state and its women. In NSW, women currently have ...

Abortion Coercion: The NRL Still Has a Long Way to Go in its Treatment of Women

Within the course of a week, the NRL has been shaken by two separate, shocking allegations involving players who coerced their girlfriends into undergoing abortions. Except ...

In the Fight for Equality, We Must Celebrate Difference

Today is International Women’s Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and a call for their equal treatment in so ...

How to be a Feminist

Feminism was once a movement that unified women; it empowered them to seek equality, to seek autonomy and to seek opportunity. The beauty and power of feminism has been lo ...

Funding the International Abortion Industry Fails Women

Governments, organisations and philanthropists pledged over $250 million (http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/australia-pledges-nothing-to-counter-donald-trum ...

Abortion Reform in Queensland: Rob Pyne's Loss is a Win for Women

Whether you're pro-choice or pro-life, Rob Pyne's withdrawal of his two ill-conceived abortion bills in Queensland (http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-02-28/abortion-decriminalisa ...

It's Time to Let Mothers Enjoy Raising Their Children

Motherhood, we are being told, must be seen - must be felt - to be a struggle at all times, in order for us to justify that we are actually doing something that matters. O ...
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