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New York’s Historic Abortion Law Demands Further Ethical Consideration

On January 22, 2019, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo passed the Reproductive Health Act which has brought the most significant change to New York abortion laws since the h ...

Movie ‘Instant Family’ encourages couples to foster

Honestly, there aren’t too many instances where I leave the movie theatre with a warm and fuzzy feeling. But that is exactly how I felt a couple of weeks ago when I saw t ...

Women And Men Must ‘Work Together’ To Heal #MeToo Scars

Women may be losing out in the aftermath of #MeToo, with many male managers expressing fear about interacting with women, according to a recent New York Times article (https:// ...

Jaya Taki on Queensland Abortion Law Reform: "We can do better than this".

Though I feel this opinion is a minority, let’s address it anyway. This is in response to me sharing an article about the current abortion law reforms in Queensland:  ...

Gendered Risks Are Cause For Pause In ACT's End Of Life Choices Inquiry

This afternoon our Managing Director, Rachael Wong, addressed the Select Committee on End of Life Choices in the ACT. Below is her opening statement from the hearing. The full  ...

Breaking Down (Syndrome) Discrimination Is A Feminist Issue

There are several reasons why discrimination against children with Down syndrome via pre-natal screening and abortion is a feminist issue, and why women’s voices and lead ...

We Need To Address Questions Of Gender In Assisted Dying

One of the principal motivations behind current efforts to legalise assisted suicide in Victoria and New South Wales (and most jurisdictions) is patient autonomy. However, rese ...

If We Really Care About Girls, We Must Start To Care About Gendercide

Today, on the International Day of the Girl Child (http://www.un.org/en/events/girlchild/), there is something missing. It’s 200 million girls (http://www.itsagirlmov ...

A Better Cause Than Marie Stopes

Yesterday abortion provider Marie Stopes Australia announced (http://www.smh.com.au/national/health/marie-stopes-australia-searches-for-brave-philanthropists-to-pay-for-abortio ...

South Australia Must Introduce Nordic Model If It Wants To Reform State’s Sex Industry

Early last month, Liberal MP Michelle Lensink’s radical bill to fully decriminalise prostitution in South Australia passed the Legislative Council. This was an  ...
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