Social Affairs

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The Gendered Violence Research Network at UNSW Sydney help respond to, prevent, and eliminate gendered violence in Australia and beyond.

returnee women migrant workers receive covid-19 prevention packages across bangladesh

G20 countries have a moral responsibility to protect women migrants working in the garment and domestic sectors, says an international research consortium.

Girl wearing a surgical face mask

UNSW and ACOSS partnership releases research showing more people are now locked into poverty than before the pandemic.

staff wearing ppe distributed dignity kits to women and girls in tonga

After the Tonga volcanic eruption and tsunami, localised aid delivery is making a real difference for residents, especially women and girls who are disproportionately affected during a humanitarian crisis.

a homeless man walks in the street with a trolley of possessions

People living in poverty or disadvantage are three times more likely to die from COVID than the wealthy.

Distressed woman reading text messages

For women outside urban Australia, technology-enabled abuse can pose more risk than for those in cities.

A bunch of teenage students walk down stairs at an education institution

Researchers reviewed 45 programs that aim to improve educational outcomes for disadvantaged students. This is what they found.

high-speed rail train

Land value growth could be used to fund the proposed high-speed rail network on the east coast of Australia, UNSW research shows.

Woman in wheelchair using her laptop

While men and women experience disability at similar rates, men are more likely to be diagnosed with disabilities more readily supported by the NDIS.

Ernie Dingo presenting on NITV

First Nations media are leading better conversations about the significance of the day – and issues facing Indigenous communities every day of the year.

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