Zoya Patel reflects on the state of women’s reproductive rights in Victoria, where a new case regarding safe access zones is heading for the High Court.
Formal sex education in schools is not meeting the needs of young women.
Can the right to free speech be reconciled with the rights of women to access safe and legal abortion procedures? Nina Gibson explains.
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.
In international surrogacy arrangements, how can we protect the reproductive liberties of all parties involved? Kate Galloway explores.
This month on Right Now Radio, Ben & Rach chat to Voltaire Award Recipient Yu Lipski and Monash University academic Dr Ronli Sifris.
Marta Skrabacz considers reproductive rights as a women’s health issue, and recent developments in legislation regulating women’s bodies.
Assisted reproductive technologies (ART) have challenged our thinking around what it means to be human. Kate Galloway asks, ‘What do they mean for human rights?’
Clementine Ford is a writer, broadcaster, and feminist. Right Now spoke with her about her personal feminism and her thoughts on the major challenges for women’s rights in Australia today. Right Now: On your blog, Howling Clementine, you wrote: “In 1998, Clementine declared that she believed in women’s rights but not the nasty, manhating ideology […]
By Dr Leslie Cannold. This piece is part of our September focus on Women’s Rights. See all of this month’s articles here. A number of years ago I joined with thousands of activists and concerned citizens to change abortion law in Victoria. After more than 143 years, and after a long political fight, the crime of […]
By David Donaldson. This piece is part of our September focus on Women’s Rights. See all of this month’s articles here. Abortion law in Australia is up to the states; accordingly, state laws vary. Victoria and the ACT have the most liberal legislation on this issue, Queensland the strictest. Thankfully, the issue is not as polarising […]