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The Hidden Suffering of Women Sleeping Rough Revealed

Luke Michael, Monday, 19th November 2018 -  Australian women sleeping rough are suffering significantly higher rates of serious medical conditions like cancer, diabetes and asthma compared to male rough sleepers, according

Senator Sues: Sexism, Women and Australian Politics

Avery Poole, Wednesday, 11th July 2018 -  The sexist remark thrown at Senator Sarah Hanson-Young underscores the urgent need for more women in Australian parliament, writes Dr Avery Poole, assistant director at the Melbourne

Mental Illness a Leading Cause of Disability for Australian Women

Luke Michael, Friday, 9th March 2018 -  Mental illness is a leading cause of disability for women in Australia, and social factors are putting women at a higher risk of experiencing anxiety and depression than men, a prominent

In Conversation With Natasha Stott Despoja AM

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 27th February 2018 -  Natasha Stott Despoja AM is the founding chair of Our Watch, the former Australian UN Ambassador for women and girls and a former leader of the Australian Democrats. As the ambassador,

Five Ways The Future of Work Could Change For Women

Victoria George, Friday, 27th October 2017 -  The last generation saw a significant shift towards equality for women in the Australian workplace, but they remain underrepresented in senior roles, earn less and don’t have

Triggs Says Australia’s Approach to Women’s Economic Empowerment a ‘Disgrace’

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 17th October 2017 -  The former president of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Emeritus Professor Gillian Triggs, has labelled the federal government’s approach to the economic empowerment

Churchill Fellowship Explores Giving to Women

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 10th October 2017 -  A recipient of this year’s Churchill Fellowships is looking to the world stage to increase giving to women and girls in Australia. Julie Reilly, CEO of Australian Women Donors Network,

Culturally Diverse Women Locked Out of Leadership Roles, Research Says

Luke Michael, Thursday, 7th September 2017 -  Culturally diverse women are not well utilised in the workplace and are locked out of leadership positions, according to new research from the University of Sydney. The university’s…

Helping Women on the Journey to Motherhood

Wendy Williams, Monday, 3rd July 2017 -  Olivia Myeza has recently taken up the post of CEO at Birth for HumanKIND, a not-for-profit organisation that supports women experiencing socioeconomic disadvantage on their journey

Girls Gotta Know – The Indian Experience

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 31st January 2017 -  Talish Ray is a Delhi-based lawyer who has developed a Tasmanian-designed online resource for women seeking legal assistance in India, with information on everything from renting

Budget 2016: Budget ‘Devastating and Dangerous’ for Women Experiencing Family Violence

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 4th May 2016 -  A federal budget funding increase of just $33 million next year to address violence against women and children will have devastating and dangerous consequences for those affected

Women’s Homelessness At Record Levels

Eisha Gupta , Tuesday, 3rd May 2016 -  The St Vincent de Paul Society NSW has urged all levels of government to address the affordable housing crisis after it found a majority of people accessing homelessness services
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