Caution over transgender surgery and hormonal treatment for minors
August 25, 2020
By Rachael Wong Australia’s biggest gender clinic at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne has asked for more public money...
Medical abortions put rural women at greater risk
August 20, 2020
By Rachael Wong Activists in South Australia are calling for abortion laws to be changed urgently, saying that the current...
Outcry as Somalia attempts to pass law allowing child marriage
August 17, 2020
By Rachael Wong The Somalian parliament is considering a bill that would allow child marriage once a girl's sexual organs mature...
Prostitution harms all women
August 11, 2020
By Rachael Wong As activists continue to call for the liberalisation of prostitution laws in Australia, Canadian sex trade survivor...
Sexist study rating attractiveness of women with endometriosis retracted by medical journal
August 07, 2020
By Rachael Wong An objectifying and offensive study measuring the attractiveness of women with endometriosis has finally been retracted from...
New research highlights risk of homelessness faced by older women in Australia
August 05, 2020
By Rachael Wong Two new reports highlight the risk of homelessness faced by older women in Australia.
NSW’s first public mother-baby unit for severe mental illness announced
August 03, 2020
By Rachael Wong Postnatal psychosis is a serious mental illness that affects 1 to 2 women in every 1000 after...
Why have over 900 women and girls gone missing in Peru since coronavirus lockdowns began?
July 31, 2020
By Rachael Wong With more than 400,000 coronavirus cases and 18,816 deaths, Peru is the third-hardest hit country in Latin...