Louise Chappell

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UNSW researchers seek workers helping people impacted by domestic and family violence for a study into how services are meeting community need during the coronavirus pandemic.

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COVID-19 is the latest example of a disease that affects men and women differently, with more women being infected in many countries and more men dying as a result of it.

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From mass climate change movements to cultural genocide of Uighurs in China, here are some of the headline human rights moments that captured Australia’s attention.

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Leaders in the fields of medicine, law, public health and built environment named on the 2019 AFR 100 Women of Influence list.

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Some of the Coalition government's initiatives on women and Indigenous issues have been more successful than others. Labor is promising much more.

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The issues that captured the world’s attention this year show the struggle to secure human rights is far from over.

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USA's criticism of, and withdrawal from, the UN Human Rights Council does nothing to address the problem of human rights abusers being able to influence the organisation.

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The new Australian Human Rights Institute at UNSW knows who can make the biggest difference for the world's most disadvantaged people.

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With Human Rights Day and the UN's year-long Stand Up 4 Human Rights campaign imminent, here are 10 steps the government can take to improve human rights protection in Australia. 

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Human rights professor Louise Chappell is shining a spotlight on the unwritten rules and institutional legacies that silence women. 

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