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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 ...

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 ...

Say it With Roses, Not Fifty Shades

Were you thinking of declaring your love with a bunch of red roses or a romantic candlelit dinner this Valentine's Day? Think again. Respect, chivalry and tenderness are out. A ...

Trump's Abortion Funding Ban Leaves Scope for Real Aid to Poor Women

From the Women's March last weekend (where"reproductive rights" (http://www.vox.com/identities/2017/1/22/14335292/womens-march-washington-abortion-pro-life-feminists) took cent ...

You Can be Pro-Life, Pro-Choice and Pro-Women at the Same Time

Just last week, members of the media were criticised (http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/2017/01/22/its-none-of-our-business-whether-or-not-the-nsw-premier-has-chi/) fo ...

Downs Screening and the Pressure of Perfection

We are all for diversity these days, are we not? Identity is sacred and inclusiveness is the official word on people with disabilities. So why is every effort being made to eli ...

Hushing Up the Health Risks of Abortion is Unjust to Women

Last week Jane Gilmore wrote an article (http://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/news-and-views/opinion/the-christian-lobby-is-now-trying-to-convince-women-that-abortion-causes-breast- ...

Women Deserve Better than the Proposed Abortion Law Reform

Concerted efforts are currently underway to remove limits on abortion in both Queensland and New South Wales. Apparently both states' abortion laws are"archaic" (http://www.bri ...



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