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.
The conversation around human rights comes in all forms, in this six-part series we explore that conversation through the lens of film.
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.
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 […]