Social Affairs

Shame and stigma around monkeypox will hinder vaccination efforts

Lessons from the HIV epidemic should be applied to efficiently tackle the monkeypox outbreak and to avoid stigma.

Indigenous Australians in tribal gear perform in a ceremony

Australian Governments must embrace Indigenous Nation Building if the Uluru Statement is to lead to effective structural reform and self-determined government for First Nations peoples.

Melancholy woman alone beside window

A partnership between UNSW’s Gendered Violence Research Network and Commonwealth Bank is raising awareness around groups at greater risk of economic and financial abuse.

birdseye shot of two people riding bikes on a cycle path

The benefits of more cycling infrastructure pedal themselves, says a UNSW urban design expert.

Woman holding a child against her shoulder

UNSW and ACOSS partnership research report finds a widening gap between those who bought homes when they were affordable and those shut out of home ownership.

Four women walking as exercise

When Maree was given flowers by a TikTok influencer, she felt ‘de-humanised’ and reduced to her age. Here is how benevolent ageism shows up in our society.

Ancient city of Mayapan, Mexico

A change in climate may have triggered the decline and collapse of the Mayan city of Mayapán in the 15th century.

Young man with face mask looking forlorn

Research into the social dimensions of long Covid offers invaluable insights for its prevention, treatment and care.

illustration of australia in the region

Fossil fuels are out and exporting green energy and green manufacturing techniques are in.

indigenous youth march at black lives matter protest in Australia

UNSW Law & Justice’s Professor Luke McNamara says NAIDOC week provides a moment to reflect on the rate of Indigenous youth incarceration in Australia.

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