World Human Rights Day

December 10th is Human Rights Day and is also the anniversary of the signing of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). Australia stands proud as one of the principal drafters of the Declaration. HV Evatt of Australia chaired the …

The etiquettes of digital communication

Tim Paine, Australia’s Cricket captain is the latest high-profile individual to fall on his sword because of sexting. While sexting is a problem which has become widespread particularly amongst teenagers, it is certainly not uncommon amongst adults. Paine’s exchange with …

Sexual discrimination in politics

The findings of the report by Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Kate Jenkins, into the sexist culture in Parliament House are possibly even worse than most outsiders could have imagined. It seems that many staffers and particularly young women live and work …