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Feminist Legal Group
🏳️‍🌈The Monash feminist legal studies group. Making a difference to the lives of women through understanding ♀subordination & contributing to law reform🏳️‍🌈
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‘Though it might not be a game-changer for women’s workforce participation, if constructed properly it will have some effect.’
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A/Prof Kate Seear Aug 5
(AT LONG LAST) ‘Disgusting’ study rating attractiveness of women with endometriosis retracted by medical journal | Endometriosis | The Guardian
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Feminist Legal Group Aug 4
‘Of course, there is one simple answer to achieving long-term outcomes that allow people the basics of a decent older age: an appropriate affordable home.’
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UTS International Law Aug 2
"A key tension within the 'feminist legislation' project is .... using the mater's tools versus burning the whole house down." on whether feminist legal scholars should use existing legal language and principles.
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Feminist Legal Group Aug 3
‘Medical practitioners, psychologists, chiropractors and osteopaths comprise 22% of registered health practitioners in Australia, yet almost three-quarters of sexual misconduct complaints made to health regulators involved these professions’
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Feminist Legal Group Aug 2
‘The answer, of course, is power and the consequent risk of retaliatory legal action. The young women have no power, so it is fair to add a charge of cowardice against the media who have indulged in this exercise.’
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Feminist Legal Group Jul 30
‘Ultimately, the solution to the problem of online misogyny starts in the material world. The hate speech women cop online is no different to what they cop offline.’
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Feminist Legal Group Jul 29
‘I won’t shy away from highlighting what I believe is a woeful lack of attention to the women’s portfolio at a critical time.’
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Feminist Legal Group Jul 28
‘Violence against women and so-called “honour” killings are deeply rooted and prevalent issues in Turkey... Every year, the problem is getting worse’
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Feminist Legal Group Jul 27
‘As the national focus turns to the federal budget, during a time when safety at home feels more important than ever, the Morrison Government’s commitments still fall far short of what’s needed to combat the domestic violence crisis’
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Feminist Legal Group Jul 23
‘The federal government has failed to deliver a promised $3.3 million scheme that would have stopped domestic abuse perpetrators hiding their superannuation during Family Court disputes.’
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Feminist Legal Group Jul 22
‘Re-victimisation, or the likelihood that child sexual abuse survivors will experience further sexual abuse later in life, is a particularly tragic consequence that is rarely mentioned or considered.’
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Feminist Legal Group Jul 21
‘Women also have to contend with the gender pay gap, interrupted careers and fewer opportunities to enter leadership positions.’
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Feminist Legal Group Jul 19
‘Sexism doesn’t just one day magically disappear. Rather, it can only be dismantled through constant pressure and the actions of those who persevere.’
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Feminist Legal Group Jul 16
‘As Veronica Nelson lay on her prison cell floor in excruciating pain in the hours before she died, she used the intercom to call staff nine times in desperate attempts to get help.’
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Feminist Legal Group Jul 14
Associate Professor Kate Seear on gender and the legal profession
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Feminist Legal Group Jul 14
‘Your postcode still determines whether you fork out hundreds (or in the case of a surgical termination, often thousands of dollars) to cover the cost of a private provider as well as travel, childcare and accommodation.’
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Dr Emma Cunliffe Jun 30
Thank you so much for the work you have done in this role. Community builder, intellectual leader, generous colleague and friend. You'll be a hard act to follow! Welcome to Professor Saberi - we look forward to working with you!
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Feminist Legal Group Jun 30
Today, Prof Sonia Lawrence retires from her role as Director of at . All the way over here in Australia, we have felt her warmth and connection. You can listen to our interview her
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Feminist Legal Group Jun 25
‘Tackling endemic sexual harassment requires a shift in the norms that make it an “open secret” – known about but ignored – and accepting women as professional equals rather than sexual objects.’
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