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Tuesday, 20 August 2019

Community Health Organization Launches Model for At-Risk Youth

Health workers will mentor young members of the LGBT community, who are often regarded as high-risk because of their greater likelihood to ...


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These 2 maps show where America's LGBT families are thriving

LGBT families are an essential part of communities across America. In our recent collection of 50 maps tracking American life today, we included two ...


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Conservatives Mobilize After French Gov't Proposes State-Funded IVF for Same-Sex Couples

LGBT groups are welcoming the proposed legal changes. ... LGBT activists and some doctors label that requirement discriminatory, and worry that it ...


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Murder of trans woman sparks fears of rising anti-LGBT+ violence in Ecuador

“Once again, the LGBT community in Ecuador is in mourning,” she told the Thomson Reuters Foundation. “We thought (the attacks) were going to ...


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LGBT+ murders at 'alarming' levels in Latin America

“At the bottom of these violent deaths of LGBT people is exclusion, and sometimes total exclusion,” said Marcela Sanchez, head of Colombia Diversa, ...


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Survey shows decrease in anti-LGBTI+ attitudes in Nigeria

A new survey conducted by Vivid Rain in conjunction with The Initiative for Equal Rights has shown a gradual increase in acceptance of LGBTIQ+ ...


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Victorian Police's Chief Commissioner apologises to LGBTIQ+ community

McGowan said successive governments had worked to remove discrimination from the lives of LGBTI Western Australians, highlighting the ...


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UN expert on extrajudicial executions to visit Nigeria

“I will also investigate violations of the right to life of women, minorities, indigenous people, members of the LGBTI community, internally displaced ...


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Indigenous-run quarry to supply Rio Tinto mine build

Western Australia's first Indigenous-owned and operated quarry will be established to supply railway ballast for a $3.5 billion Rio Tinto mine in the ...


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Indigenous jobs growing, but more to be done

Creating sustainable employment opportunities for indigenous Australians continues to challenge business leaders, but there is growing commitment ...


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Aboriginal academic ignites conference with challenge to medical education

Aboriginal academic ignites conference with challenge to medical ... In Australia when we talk about Aboriginal health, what we really mean is fitting ...


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Sky Stories 2019 at Sancrox Park was a huge success

"Through my research I worked with 25 different Indigenous nations ... "Songlines are more prevalent in Central Australia where Aboriginal culture is ...


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'Feel-good' SMH goes missing Chris Mitchell

Aboriginal leader Noel Pearson speaks about the three streams of modern Australia: indigenous Australians, the British settler legacy with its ...


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2019 Pat Dixon Scholarship Recipient Announced

A scholarship established to honour the first Aboriginal woman elected to local government in Australia has been granted to a promising young trainee ...


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Copyright Agency awards more than half a million in grants

Cutter and Coota will explore the story of country, taking in early colonial Australian history as well as enduring convict and Aboriginal narratives.


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Meet the pioneers of Australian aerospace engineering past, present and future

In the early days of flight, Australia's aviators were engineers experimenting .... A Gangalu woman, Griffin is the first Aboriginal person in Australia to ...


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Māori leadership of prison reform strategy essential

A justice reform advocate says Corrections needs to get out of the way and let Māori drive the co-design of a new strategy to reduce the proportion of ...


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'Humanising' prisoners: Strategy launched by Corrections to reduce Māori reoffending

Corrections is hiring a Māori deputy chief executive as part of the ... to break the cycle of Māori reoffending and imprisonment in New Zealand.


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The Spiritual Relationship between Māori Communities and the Whanganui River

New Zealand's Whanganui River is the lifeblood of the Māori. The tribes of Whanganui take their name, their spirit, and their strength from this great ...


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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern won't visit Ihumātao ahead of march

But she may be meeting with some of those involved in the ongoing dispute, and discussing it with the Māori King on Tuesday. Ardern has repeatedly ...


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Kelvin Davis: 'A lot of work' to reduce Maori population in prisons

Corrections minister Kelvin Davis joins Heather Du Plessis-Allan to talk about the Government's goal to reduce the Maori population in prisons.


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Newest Wellington library space named, set to open 'later this year'

The new library's collection would focus on genres such as Māori and Māori local history, NZ fiction, biography, books in te reo Māori, art and ...


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Obesity epidemic hits low income earners

It could be repeated 1000 times anywhere in New Zealand. ... to research their land title and find out how their property was alienated from Maori.


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Hope Māori-focused Corrections plan will deliver for families

Prisoner rights advocate Awatea Mita has done time at a minimum-security prison in New Zealand and knows the toll it can take on a family.


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