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Womens’ March for Justice: Thousands say “enough is enough”

By ALLISON HORE Thousands of protesters took to the streets in Sydney today to stand against gender discrimination and sexual violence. The mass demonstration comes following reports of alleged sexual assault, misconduct and abuse by Australian politicians and parliamentary staffers. The rally in Sydney was just one of 40 March for Justice demonstrations across the […]

Willful ignorance is the only excuse for not addressing sexual harassment

Opinion by MERRILL WITT The #NotJustADaughter hashtag started trending on Twitter shortly after the Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, explained at a press conference on February 16th that his decision to call for an independent inquiry into the Australian parliament's workplace practices was informed by his wife's advice to 'imagine how he would respond if Brittany […]

Creative Sexual Harassment

By Rita Bratovich The New York Times expose on Harvey Weinstein revealed details of sexual predation and tyrannical abuse of power against vulnerable women in the film industry. The #metoo campaign is proving that the Weinstein story is far from unique and not confined to Hollywood. As the roll call of offenders in the United […]

University students demand action on sexual assault

Students at the University of Sydney have staged a protest against the university for its response to an incident of sexual harassment that occurred on campus this year. University student Alexander Wright recently shared an explicit photo of a female student with his peers. The woman in the photos complained to the university, which reportedly […]