Social Affairs

social housing

Helping tenants find work supposedly creates a pathway into private rental housing, freeing up social housing for others. Private rental costs and the situations of many tenants make that unrealistic.

NDIS

UNSW’s Social Policy Research Centre and St Vincent de Paul Society NSW are bridging cultural gaps for Australian Chinese to access the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

climate change protest

From mass climate change movements to cultural genocide of Uighurs in China, here are some of the headline human rights moments that captured Australia’s attention.

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We still need to do more to reduce stigma and discrimination towards people living with HIV, says UNSW Research Fellow Timothy Broady.

UNSW Adjunct Senior Lecturer Dixie Link Gordon, Project co-initiator and Gumbangi woman Kowana Welsh. Image credit: Belinda Mason.

A unique book is sharing Aboriginal, Torres Strait and Pacific Islander women’s stories of family and domestic violence and sexual assault in their communities.

middle aged share house

Move over uni students, there’s a newer, mature share house in town. 

louise chappell

Professor Louise Chappell, one of UNSW's SHARP Hires and acclaimed international scholar on gender justice, politics and institutions, discusses what motivates her to make a difference in the world.

Online violence

Contrary to claims that cyberhate is mostly innocuous because it’s ‘virtual’, the widespread suffering caused to women can be significant, says UNSW Senior Lecturer Dr Emma A. Jane.

Timothy O'Leary, Head of the School of Humanities & Languages at UNSW

Timothy O'Leary, Head of the School of Humanities & Languages at UNSW, explains the current crisis in Hong Kong, and what measures can be taken to end the protests.

Syria camp

The Morrison government has shown no enthusiasm for repatriating the family members of IS fighters. But as other nations bring back their own fighters, Australia may find itself forced to act.

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