How have human rights issued fared during the campaign coverage and exactly what role is the media playing? Pia Ella White examines the media’s performance.
Papua New Guinea is ranked 134 out of 147 in the UNDP’s Gender Development Index. Given that Australia accepts refugees from PNG on the basis of gender-based violence, Angelica Neville argues that the Australian Government will be sending female asylum seekers into harm’s way.
The above image is taken from the Heartlands Refugee Art Prize exhibition. Click here to see more. By Jessie Taylor and Lizzie O’Shea The UN Refugee Convention gives every human being the right to seek asylum. Those who are found to have a well-founded fear of persecution or a fear of violations of their fundamental […]
By Shae Courtney. This article is part of our July 2013 focus on “Australia in the World”. Click here for more articles in this issue. Since 1948, nations have declared their support for, and recognition of, the inalienable human rights of all under the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). The recognition of these rights, which […]