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student and teacher

No.1306 – 6 June 2016

Comprehensive sex education: a human right

International bodies are recognising that comprehensive sex education is a human right, particularly aligned with the right to sexual and reproductive health.

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Education / Family / Gender & sexuality / Opinion / Reproductive rights

Jakarta, Indonesia

No.1305 – 3 June 2016

The ‘lucky ones': refugees in protracted transit in Indonesia

Australia’s decision to stop accepting refugees who are waiting in Indonesia undermines the chances of finding a regional solution.

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International affairs / Opinion / Refugees & Asylum Seekers

Yassmin

No.1304 – 1 June 2016

Laughing in the face of adversity

There’s a refreshing humbleness and self-effacing air about the 24-year-old Yassmin Abdel-Magied’s upbeat, effortlessly inspiring memoir.

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Children & youth / Racism / Review / Women

The New Roots project incorporates a smartphone app.

No.1303 – 29 May 2016

New Roots Project helps refugees settle in Australia

The New Roots project aims to help new refugees achieve independence, reach their potential and feel they are valued members of the Australian community.

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Employment / Opinion / Refugees & Asylum Seekers