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Friday 20 March 2015
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i was assaulted because…

Sidney Shaw
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When I was sixteen years old, I was assaulted. I had attended the Williamstown High School formal. It was past midnight, and my friends and I were walking through a dimly lit street towards home. I was shocked and paralysed with fear as a bottle of Carlton Draught smashed against my bare back from the…
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Thursday 6 March 2014
News

in brief: men’s aggression isn’t influenced by their own intoxication

Sarah Iuliano
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A recent study has shown men’s aggressive behaviour is not influenced by their own drunkenness. The joint research by University of Toronto and University of Washington trained and hired 140 young people to document incidents of aggression in Toronto bars. The study, published in Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, found that while alcohol was no…
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Friday 11 October 2013
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unpaid interns not protected from sexual harassment

Bridget Conway
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A shocking story has come out of NYC this week. A young woman, Lihuan Wang, has attempted to file suit against her manager Liu Zhengzhu from Phoenix Satellite Television U.S., with whom she worked for as an intern in 2010. Wang has claimed that Liu sexually harassed her after a work lunch inside his hotel…
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Wednesday 21 August 2013
News

daily feminist news 21.08.13

lip magazine
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  Indonesian school proposes virginity tests on teenage girls The test — to be conducted on female students who are typically 15 or 16 would involve examining their hymen to see if they are intact. Boys will neither be physically tested nor asked if they are virgins. Women’s groups and the Education Minister are among…
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Wednesday 24 July 2013
News Uncategorised

in brief: budget cuts threaten adfa progress

Amy Nicholls-Diver
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  The Australian Defence Force Academy is improving in its attitudes towards women, an Australian Human Rights Commission audit has found, but progress may be hindered by budget cuts. The training institution is reportedly making steady strides towards becoming more inclusive to female members. This includes the introduction of programs to better supervise cadets, and…
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Thursday 26 July 2012
Featured Opinion

an open letter to bettina arndt

Emma Koehn
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Dear Bettina, I’m not sure if I form part of your key demographic, but now and then Facebook links me to your typings on men and what they want from us in bed, so I’m operating by the logic that if Mark Zuckerberg’s programming thinks it’s relevant to me, it is. I have to say…
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