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Zoe’s Law gets bumped

A controversial bill to grant foetal personhood, expected to be brought on for debate in this parliamentary session, has been delayed in the upper house and now faces an uncertain future. Zoe’s Law, as it is known, would declare an unborn child to be a separate living person once it exceeds 20 weeks gestation or […]

Violence, power, discrimination – the big issues still facing women

INTERVIEW Natasha Stott Despoja wants International Women’s Day to be as much about fighting for the future as it is commemorating achievements already made. The former senator was recently appointed Australia’s Ambassador to Women and Girls and has been an advocate for women’s rights since she entered parliament in 1995. “International Women’s Day is a […]