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More Teens Seeking Gender Identity Treatment in Australia

May 22, 2012

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By Katherine Weber , Christian Post ReporterMay 22, 2012|10:33 amThe number of children receiving hormone treatment for gender identity disorder has increased greatly at one Australian clinic over the past decade, with the number of patient referrals growing eight times since 2003, doctors recently reported in the Medical Journal of Australia. The Melbourne’s Royal Children’s […]

Why the gender pay gap matters / The reality of the gender wage gap (2 articles)

February 6, 2012

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Ray Filar, 6 February 2012 With so many families in Britain struggling in the face of the Coalition’s austerity measures, wage inequalities between men and women seem low down on almost everyone’s agenda. But as increasing numbers of households become depend on women’s wages, equal pay for equal work is a more pertinent demand than […]

Slow climb for women in the workplace

August 28, 2011

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Sun-Herald editorial August 28, 2011 THE imperative of equality for women in the workforce has undergone a philosophical shift. Forty-odd years ago, when international feminism was nascent and in Australia the Women’s Electoral Lobby was being formed, the call for redressing gender imbalance was all about discrimination. In the second decade of a new century […]

Slow climb for women in the workplace

August 28, 2011

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Sun-Herald editorial August 28, 2011 THE imperative of equality for women in the workforce has undergone a philosophical shift. Forty-odd years ago, when international feminism was nascent and in Australia the Women’s Electoral Lobby was being formed, the call for redressing gender imbalance was all about discrimination. In the second decade of a new century […]

Church apology over ‘forced adoptions’ in Australia

July 27, 2011

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The Irish Times – Tuesday, July 26, 2011PÁDRAIG COLLINS in Sydney THE AUSTRALIAN Catholic Church issued an apology yesterday over what have been called “forced adoptions”. It is thought more than 150,000 women had babies taken against their will in Australia between the 1950s and 1970s by churches and adoption agencies. Psychiatrist Geoff Rickarby, who […]

Church apology over ‘forced adoptions’ in Australia

July 27, 2011

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The Irish Times – Tuesday, July 26, 2011PÁDRAIG COLLINS in Sydney THE AUSTRALIAN Catholic Church issued an apology yesterday over what have been called “forced adoptions”. It is thought more than 150,000 women had babies taken against their will in Australia between the 1950s and 1970s by churches and adoption agencies. Psychiatrist Geoff Rickarby, who […]