The history of epidemics in Sydney uncovers a pattern of scapegoating poor and racially stigmatised populations.
Nick Cook’s new book is the incredible story of communities taking action and fighting back. Amidst the dark years of an epidemic, marginalised communities rallied to protect their own, forming organisations to give themselves a voice.
The story of a terrifying period in modern history, 5B chronicles how one ward became a standard of genuine human care in a realm of fear mongering and paranoia.
In light of the voluntary assisted dying bill currently before the Western Australian parliament, Janelle Koh considers voluntary assisted dying from a critical rights perspective, and queries whether a right to a good death may operate with unequal effect upon minority populations.
What are the consequences of help? A_tistic’s new performance Helping Hands explores the ways in which ‘help’ can leave scars on those with disabilities.
Writer Di Cousens imagines the desolate landscape of Maralinga Nuclear Test site in South Australia.
Anna Arstein-Kerslake and Claire Spivakovsky discuss the draft Terms of Reference recently released by the Disability Royal Commission, and whether it will address the issues of violence experienced by persons with disabilities.
The impacts of war on those who reside in conflict zones go beyond immediate threats to one’s life. Nadia Kaunein considers the impacts of the Israel-Palestine conflict on Palestinian peoples’ access to the right to health.
Surrogacy violates the basic human rights of women and children. Dr Renate Klein explains why the practice should be banned in Australia to protect the most vulnerable.
Kaushi Kogar suggests that the enforcement of abortion laws is no easy task; we need to do more to ensure that termination services are accessible and affordable to all women.
This latest poem by Tessa Flemming delves into the unforgettable nature of trauma and is inspired by Dr Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony against Brett Kavanaugh.