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Saturday 20 June 2015
News

in brief: NSW woman’s breastfeeding ban overturned

Sarah Iuliano
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A 20-year-old New South Wales woman banned from breastfeeding has had the legal decision overturned. The ban emerged during a custody battle for her young son, with the injunction’s reason cited as a recent tattoo potentially exposing the child to blood borne illnesses, including HIV, through feeding. This ban was enforced despite the woman testing…
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Tuesday 17 March 2015
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get involved: supporting women’s leadership in our region

Hannah Gissane
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Meet a woman who is championing the rights of women living with HIV in Papua New Guinea. Sylvia John is a 33 year old women’s rights activist living with HIV in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. A few years ago, Sylvia knew something wasn’t right. She happened to be attending an awareness talk at her…
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Saturday 24 August 2013
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daily feminist news: 24.08.13

Amy Nicholls-Diver
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Feminists ‘storm wikipedia’ to end gender imbalance Feminist organisation FemTechNet has designed a project that addresses the gender-imbalance on Wikipedia. 87% of the site’s editors are men, and various pages have been affected as a result of the imbalance. Police accused of filming women naked in cell Eleven US women and a man who were…
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