Talking around the issue: Where is the mention of pornography’s impact in ANROWS report on sexual violence?
By Dr Emma Wood
In the last month, Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety (ANROWS) released a research report, titled: “A Life Course Approach to Determining the Prevalence and Impact of Sexual Violence in Australia.” The report summarised findings from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health.Read more
News that IVF doctors have enabled a seventy year old woman in India to give birth to a baby will undoubtedly provide countless women worldwide with false hope about their own chances of using reproductive technology to become pregnant and give birth. This comes amidst existing critique of the fertility industry regarding its lack of transparency about success rates of treatment.Read more
Assisted reproductive technology (ART) has grown significantly since the birth of Louise Brown, the world’s first ‘test-tube baby’ in 1978, with more than 8 million babies estimated to have been born worldwide as a result of IVF and other advanced fertility treatments.Read more
Appearing before a parliamentary committee on the Repeal of Sex Work Offences Bill this week, Chief Public Health Officer Nicola Spurrier expressed her support for decriminalising prostitution in South Australia and criticised the current law for not providing adequate protections to those in the industry.Read more