Louise Chappell

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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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The return to white male dominance in Australian politics provokes questions for women and other groups about the relevance of our current political system, writes Louise Chappell.

NSW Labor has one thing over the Coalition, argues Louise Chappell, its willingness to put in place a quota system that challenges male-dominated party processes.