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In 2012-13 there were 339 adoptions in Australia with more than a third of these adoptions from overseas. In 1971-72 there were 9,798 adoptions. That is a decline of..

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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  ...

"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  ...

"I value their 'authentically feminist' approach"

Women's Forum Australia is fortunate to work with many different people who believe in our vision of an Australian society that respects and promotes the dignity of women. Some ...
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