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Ethnicity plays a role in the stillbirth story

Australia was recently ranked 7th among 165 countries around the world for best places to be a mother. This is a truly fine achievement – an acknowledgement of the relative privilege many women in Australia enjoy. But before we start breaking open the lamingtons in …

Closing the gaps in health for international students

Here’s another statistical feather to Australia’s cap: Australia has been ranked number 1 by the World Economic Forum for closing the gender gap on educational attainment. No ‘ifs’ or ‘buts’ about it, it’s a ranking we can truly be proud of, a ranking that could attract …

60 seconds with Maria Hach

MCWH National Training Manager and author of Common Threads If you were a super-heroine, what powers would you like to have? Teleportation because I’m pretty lazy and I really hate traffic – I would use it in my everyday life to get to different points quickly. …

THE WRAP #2

Welcome to our second edition of the WRAP. The Australian Human Rights Commission has published a report following the study tour undertaken by the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women earlier this year. It was a great opportunity to be part of the conversation and we’ve still …