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Half the Sky column logo Issue #2064

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Like many young people born into the online world, I first became exposed to political ideas through social media as a teenager and therefore saw...

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Half the Sky column logo Issue #2068

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Skye Dannaher Paid parental leave is one of the most important forms of social security, as it enables parents to be able to care for...

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Half the Sky column logo Issue #2078

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Like funerals postponed “The humanitarian situation in Gaza was dire before these hostilities and has now severely worsened. This exacts unjustifiable and specific costs on...

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Half the Sky column logo Issue #2086

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Throughout much of the world, there are many parents employing the use of migrant workers to bring up their children. As a nanny working in...

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Half the Sky column logo Issue #2052

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This is an interview with a Chinese woman and comrade on the struggle and achievement in the process of women’s liberation in China. What are...

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Half the Sky column logo Issue #2058

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Following The Sun a day earlier making public British Tory government plans to attack transgender children in almost every possible way at school through new...

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Half the Sky column logo Issue #2066

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A report on sexual violence court cases in NSW has found that reforms to the justice system over the past 40 years have made improvements...

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Half the Sky column logo Issue #2054

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Skye Dannaher On Tuesday 11th April, the Western Australian branch of the Australian Nursing Federation was compared to Hitler at an Industrial Relations Commission hearing,...

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Half the Sky column logo Issue #2082

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On 24 August 2023, Greek officials took action to break up a suspected criminal group engaged in human trafficking and illicit adoptions. The focal point...

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Half the Sky column logo Issue #2048

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Elle Be In 2020, a bipartisan effort in New South Wales finally achieved success in the long-standing struggle for the legalisation of abortion. The change...

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Half the Sky column logo Issue #2050

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Many people are struggling to put a roof over their head for an affordable price. Current legislation at both state and federal level allows for...

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Half the Sky column logo Issue #2089

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This year, UN Women Australia has set the theme for International Women’s Day as ‘economic inclusion for women,’ but what does economic inclusion for women...

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Half the Sky column logo Issue #2056

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Decades of struggles have seen women make some progress in closing the wage gap, but they still face considerable barriers to achieving wage equity and...

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Half the Sky column logo Issue #2091

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Men’s pay packets continue to outstrip those of women. Figures based on median income data released by The Australia Institute (TAI) on International Women’s Day...

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Half the Sky column logo Issue #2093

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a stark reminder of the often invisible struggles faced by older women and women with disabilities, who are...

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Half the Sky column logo Issue #2074

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Elle Bee Faith Bandler (1918 - 2015) was an activist and who dedicated her life to civil rights. Her father was from the South Sea Islands and...

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Half the Sky column logo Issue #2084

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As our society moves further into late-stage capitalism, we continue to see liberal ideologies adapt to serve the capitalist mode of production. This trend has...

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Half the Sky column logo Issue #2088

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Since the events of 7 October the people of the western world have been subject to an unceasing propaganda campaign aimed at getting us to...

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Half the Sky column logo Issue #2070

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Will Labor’s bill help working women? E Lennon Workplace relations minister, Tony Burke, has tabled a bill aimed at tackling several issues faced by workers...

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Half the Sky column logo Issue #2072

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Uniform problems Almost every Australian has been required to wear a school uniform during their youth and almost every Australian has resented it. As we...

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Half the Sky column logo Issue #2080

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On Monday 20 November, nurses at Westmead Hospital held a vigil for the Palestinians killed in the Israeli Defence Force bombings of hospitals in Gaza,...

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Half the Sky column logo Issue #2076

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Sex work and surplus value Across the Left, the idea that sex work is liberatory for women has become mainstream, so much so that it...

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Half the Sky column logo Issue #2097

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Anna Pha At the end of April thousands of women and men took part in rallies in 17 locations across Australia. They were calling for...

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