The dangers of stigmatising legal practitioners suffering from mental ill health are not confined to the practitioners themselves – they ripple out across the profession and the community at large, writes Dr Michelle Sharpe.
Greater awareness and resources are needed to address relationship violence in the LGBTIQ community, writes Troy Nankervis.
Poetry by Natasha Parnian.
Forced sterilisation is the State’s way of discriminating against and controlling the fertility of the most vulnerable the world over; namely, marginalised women.
Patients in remote and rural areas face grave inequalities in access to healthcare. Rebecca Tidswell outlines how the current framework is particularly ill-equipped to address the specific and complex demands of mental health issues.
Access to safe and legal abortions is difficult in many parts of the world. Jenny Ejlak explains the new phenomenon of “personhood” laws, for which Australia is a potential battleground.
Rose Carnes clarifies how the closure of remote Aboriginal communities is a form of forced eviction as defined by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.
You may not know that many births still go unregistered in Australia today. Paula Gerber and Melissa Castan from the Castan Centre say Australia is long overdue for an upgrade.
Right Now Radio is back for 2015! This month on the show: Scott Ludlam on data retention, a pediatrician’s perspective on children in detention, death penalty advocacy and “Parade The Musical.”
In international surrogacy arrangements, how can we protect the reproductive liberties of all parties involved? Kate Galloway explores.
Dr Lesley Russell examines the Impact of the 2014-15 Budget on Indigenous Programs and Services.
In July this year, Right Now published a special issue on Human Rights and Health. Read the entire issue here.