Social Affairs

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Despite the layers of discrimination faced by refugee women and girls, they are not just passive victims, write Linda Bartolomei and Eileen Pittaway.

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The Nancy Hillier Memorial Lecture, organised by UNSW and Bayside Council, continues the feisty campaigner's legacy of fighting for communities.

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A positive outcome from the findings of The Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory requires political will and leadership, write Sophie Russell and Chris Cuneen.

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What can we draw from the results of the same-sex marriage postal survey if only four out of five eligible Australians took part? Scott Sisson and Peter Baker crunch the numbers.

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A little-known incident 100 years ago reminds us that Australia at the time was riven by class, religious and political divisions, writes Jeff Kildea.

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A report from the United Nations Human Rights Committee shows that concerns far outweigh any improvements in Australia's human rights record, write Anna Cody and Maria Nawaz.

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When governments overpromise or overreact, we all bear the costs, writes Jenny Stewart.

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Stranger Things 2 brings an expanded universe, new characters and new threats to vanquish but it is a much darker world this time around, writes Mark Steven.

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Indigenous people feel powerless in their own country and this was articulated in the Uluru Statement from the Heart, writes Harry Hobbs.

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Good men have a responisibility to push back against the toxic aspects of masculinity, writes Darren Saunders.

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