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Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Storms damage LGBTI migrant shelter in Ciudad Juárez

A series of storms has caused significant water damage to a shelter for LGBTI migrants in the Mexican city of Ciudad Juárez. A video the Washington ...


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Tackling sexual and gender rights within the paradox of faith

These realities are enabled by religious discourses that deny LGBTI people, casting them out as deviants, sinners and lesser humans. By labelling ...


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Brazil Ends Government Funding of LGBT Television Shows, Films

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has sparked further outrage among LGBTI activists in his country with his decision to suspend public funding of ...


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More Than Half the British Public Support Primary School LGBTI-Inclusive Education

A majority of British people (60 per cent) believe it's right to teach primary school pupils about different kinds of families, including same-sex parenting.


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Threat to 'European way of life' is not migrants. It's populists.

National governments within the EU's borders are chipping away at women's rights, LGBTI rights, freedom of the press and the independence of the ...


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Cuban Police Detain LGBT Activist in Havana

Leandro Rodríguez García, director of the Cuban Foundation for LGBTI Rights, an independent advocacy group, told the Washington Blade in a series ...


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Gaps in law meant bishop was let off hate speech charge

Koukouma said that the Akel parliamentary group had filed for discussion on the application of hate speech against LGBTI persons in 2016.


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Russia: Increasingly repressive climate turns human rights work into minefield

According to the briefing, those protecting human rights in Chechnya and Russia's LGBTI activists are among the most targeted, with numerous vicious ...


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Tarnanthi 2019 program invites Australia to reflect on the past and pay the rent

In a bold move for a contemporary Indigenous art festival, the frontier ... to challenge misconceptions of Indigenous Australia and the dispossession ...


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The health needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in out‐of‐home care

Aim Children in statutory out‐of‐home care (OOHC) are known to have poorer physical, developmental and mental health outcomes compared with ...


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We are 'one', not 'young': Change to national anthem proposed

"As an Aboriginal person, I have never felt connected to the version I was taught growing up," he said. On Sunday, a new version of Advance Australia ...


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ATSI artefacts to return from US museum

The artefacts will be returned to the Bardi Jawi people of Western Australia ... of more sacred Aboriginal artefacts held in museums around the world.


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Self-rule ex-Australian's goal Aboriginal territory seeking treaty, recognition, he says

Murrumu of Walubara and his son, Thoyo of Walubara, paddled in the clear waters of the Great Barrier Reef, among corals of ...


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Indigenous language puzzle receives missing piece after freak find buried in old book

This month the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) hosted a two-week workshop to help revive endangered ...


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Broad coalition representing millions of Australians opposes nuclear power

More than 40 groups representing millions of Australians have come ... the Smart Energy Council, the Aboriginal-led Australian Nuclear Free Alliance, ...


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Public sector game changers recognised at Women's Agenda Leadership Awards

Finalists in a range of categories attended from across Australia. ... She graduated as Australia's first Aboriginal pharmacist, and is a founding member ...


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'Fears' about Māori immersion schools proving unfounded

Kura kaupapa is key to Māori success, Anton Matthews, right, says. .... school like ours, or any school in New Zealand, for a family from overseas can ...


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Award for prison programme leader

Mr Clark had been responsible for delivering the tikanga programme at the prison, where around 60 per cent of prisoners are Māori, for the last 13 ...


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Why learing te reo Maori is important

Should te reo Maori become compulsory in schools? ... Our goal is for one million New Zealanders to be able to speak at least basic te reo ...


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Here are my solutions to Wellington's trolley folly

Kia ora koutou. Perhaps because last week was Te Wiki o te Reo Māori, there was less media attention than usual on the latest ...


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Make your Te Reo Ka Pai with Kai

The team at 5+ A Day are celebrating Maori language by promoting the importance of eating fresh fruit and vegetables for well-being – nga huarakau ...


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Māori, Pasifika teens suffer more ethnicity-related discrimination from teachers than peers - report

Māori, Pasifika teens suffer more ethnicity-related discrimination from ... The figures were based on new analysis of data gathered in the Youth 2000 ... mine, that they experience would I think surprise many New Zealanders," he said.


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Make your Te Reo Ka Pai with Kai

The theme for Te Wiki o te Reo Maori is 'Kai Kaha te Reo Maori', offering encouragement to all New Zealanders to take part in activities to make the ...


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Why it's time for New Zealanders to learn more about their own country's history

From 2022, New Zealand history will be taught at all schools as part of the ... of colonial history, Māori history, or even just the New Zealand wars.


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