A UN committee has identified numerous ways in which Australia is falling short on the rights of women and children – it must now take the committee's recommendations seriously, write Maria Nawaz and Tess Degan.
A United Nations committee will be told Australia needs to urgently strengthen its human rights protections, especially for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women.
The bill to legalise same-sex marriage should not reduce anti-discrimination protections for LGBTIQ people, Kingsford Legal Centre says.
A report from the United Nations Human Rights Committee shows that concerns far outweigh any improvements in Australia's human rights record, write Anna Cody and Maria Nawaz.
It is up to federal governments to recognise the value of providing legal assistance to the most disadvantaged in the community, writes George Williams.
Kingsford Legal Centre director Anna Cody has won the 2016 Australian Human Rights Commission Law Award.
Students have played an integral role at Kingsford Legal Centre since it opened as part of UNSW Law 35 years ago.
UNSW has been shortlisted in three of the eight categories in the 2016 AFR Higher Education Awards, which recognise excellence in the higher education sector.
To mark International Women's Day, UNSW's Kingsford Legal Centre has launched materials to support vulnerable female workers in the community.
A program that improves access to justice for disadvantaged residents in Sydney’s east has won the Kingsford Legal Centre and law firm Freehills a major justice award.