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Thursday, 19 September 2019

'Queer Film Days' Film Festival Set To Kick Off In Tirana

Through his artwork, he aims to break down stereotypes and raise awareness of important human rights issues such as bullying in the LGBTI ...


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Russia: human rights activism a 'minefield' under Putin's presidency

Russia's LGBTI activists and human rights defenders in Chechnya are among the most targeted, with numerous vicious attacks recorded in recent ...


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Tasmanian MLC moves motion to protect state anti-discrimination laws

Tasmanian LGBTI equality advocates have welcomed the motion calling for the state Upper House to oppose the proposed federal override of that ...


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Woolworths comes out on top for diversity and inclusion in Asia Pacific

Woolworths Group was recognised for continued focus on LGBTI inclusion, refugee employment programs, and the launch of the company's second ...


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EU president goes AWOL on 'European values' for all

... male, heterosexual Christians' continue to be the norm while women, minorities, LGBTI and Roma' are far less able to count on European values.


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Gender equality: Close but far from reality

... that explicitly criminalises marital rape; 40 have legislation against sexual harassment; and 9 have legislation that offers broad protections for LGBTI ...


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Out & About visitor scheme connecting older LGBTI people with community

How regular visits from someone who 'gets it' can help to older LGBTI people feel accepted, less isolated and safe in their environment.


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Transgender Brazilians 'afraid for our lives'

Ramos said Bolsonaro had a list of the names of LGBTI activists that “he thought were against family and pro-destruction of Brazil” on his office door ...


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Australian incarceration rate rising despite drop in crime

In 2018, 221 in 100,000 Australians were incarcerated, an increase of 130 percent over the 1985 rate. The incarceration rate for Aboriginal people is ...


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WA to address high rate of Aboriginal children in out of home care

The crisis of Aboriginal children in out of home care in Australia is often referred to as another Stolen Generation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ...


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Colonisation, racism and the potency of Indigenous artwork

'Australia has a dark history in terms of how they've treated Aboriginal people and how they continue to treat them,' said Yhonnie Scarce, the ...


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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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Aboriginal Australians learn how to read and write using Cuban method

To date, more than 200 Australian Aborigines have learned to read and write using the prestigious Cuban literacy ...


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Sharing archaeological insights with Barrow Island's workforce

... massive labyrinth caves, representing some of the earliest evidence of Aboriginal occupation of Australia, dating to approximately 50,000 years ago.


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First look at world-class Bob Hawke College

“Bob Hawke was one of the greatest Australians in history – establishing a scholarship in his name, for aspiring Aboriginal teachers is a fitting tribute.


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Indigenous woman dies after being shot by police in Western Australia

An Aboriginal woman has died after being shot by police in Geraldton, about 400km north of Perth in Western Australia. The 29-year-old was shot at a ...


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NCEA attainment rates fall, Māori schools buck trend

The ministry's figures showed of Māori school-leavers 20.3 percent last year had no qualification, compared with 8.7 per cent of Pākehā school leavers ...


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Māori psychology school pitched to counter shortage

Dr Waikaremoana Waitoki has an aspiration that could shake up psychology in Aotearoa. It's a standalone tertiary institute where Māori can study ...


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Māori King says mana whenua want land back

The Māori King says mana whenua have reached a unified position on the future of Ihumātao and want the land back. In a statement, Kiingi Tuuheitia ...


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Scope of review into Oranga Tamariki's care and protection

... relating to care and protection issues for tamariki Māori aged 0-3 months. ... 12-14 whanau across New Zealand about what worked and what didn't ...


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Maori sporting success on show

From waka ama to CrossFit — sporting success will be celebrated at the Tairawhiti Maori Sports Awards this weekend. The judging panel have ...


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Māori board position stepping stone to power

Prestige, power and pūtea. That's what comes with a seat on Auckland's Independent Māori Statutory Board, but there seem to be few takers.


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Air NZ backtracks on trademark bid after Maori outrage

Air New Zealand backed down on plans to trademark a logo of the Maori greeting "kia ora" Wednesday after indigenous groups accused it of cultural ...


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Volunteers, Māori tours and storytellers: Meet the startups changing New Zealand's tourism ...

And, whether promoting Māori culture, helping farmers secure some tourist ... “There's been talk of the New Zealand tourism industry slowing down,” ...


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