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Complexity and contraception

People educated in Australia of  ‘a certain vintage’ have the pleasure of recalling the days when school sex education entailed a perky film about the family life of ducks and geese, followed by an obtuse talk from teachers about love and suddenly, babies. How things …

Power to our future selves

Imagine being a 13 year old migrant girl for the day. Imagine how your 13 year old self might make sense of the 24/7 world of social media, schoolyard banter and popular culture, before the onset of adult cynicism and weariness. If you’ve been told you can’t …

60 seconds with Maria Osman

UN delegate and national living treasure What are you enjoying doing at the moment? Since leaving my role as a senior public servant last year  I’ve been spending time reconnecting with grass roots women’s groups especially in remote communities as part of my role as …

Supporting women’s right to choose

MCWH is one of forty organisations that has signed on to an open letter to the Premier regarding abortion laws. Immigrant and refugee already face significant barriers to accessing sexual and reproductive health services and MCWH welcomes the government’s commitment to reject any changes to …