Social Affairs

Rwanda genocide

The 1994 Rwandan genocide evokes shame, despair, and revulsion. Yet, the events warrant reflection and remind us about the risks of looking the other way, writes Toni Erskine.

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Is it possible for the international community to protect civilians from mass atrocities?

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Best practice guidelines on sexual assault research include maintaining confidentiality and prioritising the safety and wellbeing of participants at all times, writes Bianca Fileborn.

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Former NSW Education Minister Adrian Piccoli will contribute to teaching and work with the UNSW School of Education on its programs with rural, regional and disadvantaged schools.

Henry Lawson

Bertha Lawson alleged that her husband, celebrated poet Henry Lawson, was habitually cruel and drunk, writes Kerrie Davies.

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Not only has income inequality in Australia grown over the past two decades, rich and poor are also more segregated in terms of where they live, writes Bruce Bradbury.

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The ACT's Extended Throughcare Pilot Program is helping reduce recidivism rates and crime in the community, a UNSW evaluation has found.

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Europe, refugees and our obsession with borders will be the focus of a free public lecture by Francois Gemenne at UNSW on 15 March.

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UNSW's newest Grand Challenge will focus on conversations about poverty, disadvantage and inequality, while connecting to broader trends in democratic politics. 

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UNSW's outreach initiative ASPIRE has secured funding to roll out new programs to bring more country kids to university.

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