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Thursday, 3 October 2019

Say Thank You to the UN for Standing Up for LGBTI People Everywhere

The LGBTI community faces increasing challenges around the world. Often the people who perpetuate discrimination and violence toward this ...


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New Speakers Added To Outstanding LGBTI+ Melbourne Forum In It Together

An array of new speakers have been named for this month's In It Together Forum which is now only ten days away. Leading the new announcements ...


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Estonians have become more tolerant of sexual minorities

The results were published in Eurobarometer's discrimination 2019 survey on The Social Acceptance of LGBTI people in the EU. While there has been ...


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Joint Statement on Moscow Mechanism report at HDIM 2019

... allegedly committed during January 2017 to November 2018 against LGBTI persons, human rights defenders, members of the independent media, ...


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Polish woman risks prison over 'LGBTI poster'

Polish woman risks prison over 'LGBTI poster' · Amnesty.org.uk 74d 1 tweets. She could be given two years inside. Peter Tatchell 74d ago. A Polish ...


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UN Refugee Chief praises Mexico's support for refugees

“The stories are terrible—of violence, extortion, gender-based violence, and violence against the LGBTI community,” Grandi said during a press ...


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Polish Police Protect Pride March Amid Anti-LGBT Crackdown

... their right to peaceful assembly, even if they are promoting unpopular positions (e.g., rights for LGBTI persons or those of a minority religion).”.


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Ghanaians fight 'satanic' sexuality education programme

... introduced into the curriculum will empower children to know about their sexuality and reproductive health issues, and has nothing to do with LGBTI.


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Western Australia rolls out lifesaving hotline to address Indigenous deaths in custody

State adopts royal commission recommendation requiring police who detain an Indigenous person to call the Aboriginal Legal Service.


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Kids charged over alleged crime spree

North Australia Aboriginal Justice Agency chief executive and youth justice advocate Priscilla Atkins said the government needed to stay the course ...


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Paul Hogan and the myth of the white Aussie bloke

Australia was desperate for heroes, and the image of a strong, white, and healthy ... Simultaneously, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people fought (and ... As Australian life moved further away from idealised bloke, this man was ...


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Custody Notification Service now operational in Western Australia

A Custody Notification Service (CNS) which provides fundamental legal advice and a welfare check to all Aboriginal people taken into police custody ...


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Aged care stakeholders tell inquiry how to improve services

The Australian Association of Gerontology's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Ageing Advisory Group and the Healing Foundation, a national ...


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8 ways to explore Uluru without climbing it

In fact, there are over a hundred experiences involving Australia's Red ... You'll also get to visit sacred Aboriginal sites, see Aboriginal rock art and get ...


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The Best Things to Do in Adelaide in October

Australia's largest celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, an underground music festival championing femme and non-binary artists, ...


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Aboriginal Entrepreneur Hub established to support indigenous startups

Aboriginal Entrepreneur Hub established to support indigenous startups ... in some of the regional parts of South Australia to Aboriginal Australians.


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Three-day Māori-led stroke conference begins for Waiariki whānau in Rotorua

Three-day Māori-led stroke conference begins for Waiariki whānau in ... This week is the Stroke Foundation of New Zealand's awareness week.


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Expected updates to Māori population statistics

Māori ethnic population estimates will next be updated when the 2018-base estimated resident population is published on 30 March 2020, Stats NZ ...


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Subnational estimates; Māori population

Stats NZ's existing Māori population estimates are produced using data from the 2013 Census, and changes to the population since then, including ...


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Hāpai te Hauora secures major research grant

The Health Research Council has awarded Hāpai te Hauora a Ngā Kanohi Kitea Full Project Grant to explore whānau Māori experiences with an ...


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Scotland v Samoa: Why Kiwi wing Sean Maitland thought he'd blown a bonus point try

"I slid in for the second try and thought I'd dived too early to be honest," the former Crusaders and New Zealand Māori wing told reporters in Kobe.


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Britain expresses 'regret' for killing Maori 250 years ago

The British government is expressing “regret” that British explorers killed some of the first indigenous Maori they met ...


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Major investment in Maori agribusiness

"Extension programmes have long been a part of agriculture in New Zealand. It's a farmer-led, farmer-focused approach to working together to face ...


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Measles outbreak: Auckland hospitalisation rates quadrupled

... as are Māori (1.3 per 1,000 population) compared to NZ European/Other (0.3 ... Hospitalisation rate for Maori was 41 percent, and for Pacific was 37, ...


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