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Motion on the Day of the Girl Child

Lee Rhiannon 13 Nov 2013

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 Lee, and also on behalf of Senators Moore and Cash, moved: That the Senate— (a) notes: (i) the important contribution the International Day of the Girl Child (IDGC) makes to promoting the rights of girls, highlighting gender inequality and addressing the various forms of discrimination and abuse suffered by girls around the world, and (ii) that YWCA Australia, Girl Guides Australia, the Australian Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the United Nations Women National Committee Australia and the International Women’s Development Agency have played a leading

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Honi Soit congratulated - highlights need for law reform

Lee Rhiannon 23 Aug 2013

The current issue of Honi Soit featuring the vulvas of 18 women continues a long tradition of student publications challenging accepted conventions and reporting on issues the mainstream media does not cover.

Everyday women and men are surrounded by images that are degrading and that objectify women’s bodies, largely for commercial purposes.

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