Social Affairs

elderly woman lies on a hospital bed in her nightdress

The relational, spiritual, cultural and social needs at the end of life among aged care residents require much greater attention and resourcing, according to UNSW experts.

Crowds of people with signs and a globe of the world gather before a building to protest against climate change

A 'gas-driven recovery' and further investment in fossil fuels should not be a part of Australia's response to the pandemic, says a UNSW climate justice expert.

pacific island market

Pacific islands face unique challenges in combating COVID-19, and will need unique solutions to come out of the crisis unscathed.

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Researchers will develop a social justice framework to guide emission reduction goals.

Unhappy woman holding a child

UNSW and ACOSS report provides a baseline to measure the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on poverty in Australia.

A woman and a girl sit at a cafe table

The government’s new income support could be strengthened by extending support to migrants, families with children, private tenants, and people on pension payments, says UNSW expert.

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The federal government keeps fighting attempts to allow people on the NDIS to access sexual supports. But what about their rights to have a rich and fulfilling life?

Haben Girma profile

A conversation between Harvard Law School’s first deafblind graduate and the world’s first blind newsreader covers everything from advocacy to finding friends and dancing.

Disability support worker

Disability support workers are experiencing high levels of insecurity and uncertainty, according to a UNSW report.

Wuhan cityscape

Fang Fang publicly diarised the Wuhan lockdown in realtime. Now, her WeChat diaries are being published in English.

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