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Thursday, 24 October 2019

Hungary Cooperates With Russia On Anti-LGBTI Issues

Russia's international fight against LGBTI-rights is an inherent part of their strategy to undermine the European Union's liberal democracy.


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Medical stigmatisation of LGBTIQ people: An interview with Dr Sameera Jahagirdar

... entitled “Ending Discrimination and Expanding Access to Inclusive and Stigma-free Services for LGBTI Communities in India: A Four-state Initiative”.


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Taiwan and EU to hold first joint LGBTI talks in Taipei

Taiwan has teamed up with the European Union to hold talks on LGBTI and human rights issues in Taipei beginning on ...


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"None of the core UN treaties contain language on LGBTI rights, but ...

None of the core UN treaties contain language on LGBTI rights, but proactive interpretation and application by treaty bodies has had positive local ...


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Immerse yourself in the art of Tarnanthi

... paintings and prints from artists from around 50 Aboriginal arts centres. ... reimagining Australia's bank notes with portraits of Indigenous Australians ...


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Can weather increase your chances of getting pneumonia?

Dr Oyelola Adegboye from James Cook University's Australian Institute of ... been little research on pneumonia attributable to weather effects in Australia. ... Similarly, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander group studied showed a ...


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Funding plea to prevent suicide

Senior officers from local and national Aboriginal organisations say Yamaji people from the Murchison and Gascoyne have the nation's highest ...


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Deep history study is world-first endeavour

“I always felt frustrated that the history I wrote and everyone in the field of Aboriginal history wrote began in 1770 or 1788,” said Professor McGrath, ...


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What Aboriginal survivors of child sexual abuse told researchers they need

There are an estimated 60,000 survivors of institutional child sexual abuse in Australia. Based on the private sessions held as part of the Royal ...


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Western Australia aims to reduce amputation rates and improve patient care with state-wide ...

Type 2 diabetes is the fastest growing chronic disease in Australia, and Aboriginal and Torre Strait Islander Australians with diabetes are 38 times ...


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Acknowledging Hi Bagot Road Flag Poles Tender Awarded

For Indigenous Australians the Aboriginal flag has a very importantpolitical and legal status and is an important symbol. Flying it on such a busy ...


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Psychological distress spurs call for action

A higher proportion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people also ... in our current cohort of youth, a finding that is not unique to Australia.


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School choir surprises philanthropist Mary Earle for her 90th birthday celebrations

The children performed a selection of tunes, including a karakia, Happy Birthday in Māori and their own take on novelty rock'n'roll number Splish ...


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Councillor who said Treaty should be burned banned from iwi talks

... interest which seems to me would disqualify him from any participation in any council business that has to do with Māori interests because the whole ...


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A home for indigenous scholarship

A 2014 report by the New Zealand Ministry of Education on outcomes of tertiary education for Maori graduates found that the earnings premium for ...


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Rural communities advise researchers on diagnosing lung cancer early, initially targeting Māori

Apps and social media campaigns are being produced as researchers and Māori communities work to find out what interventions will help to enable ...


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House Of Shem on tour in honour of their papa

The band seamlessly fuses traditional and contemporary styles to create an authentic blend of reggae, embodying the sounds of Māori, Polynesian, ...


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Te Hiku Media awarded $13 million for language platform

The tools will enable applications to be built that will ensure all New Zealanders can use te reo Māori when engaging with their digital devices.


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Drawn straight into the heart of the matter

On the left, a noble Maori from a different age and opposite, in ubiquitous ... As stated in the programme, “Many Maori feel lost both within their own ...


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Election's results are disappointing

Diversity with Maori represented, more women elected and an interesting mix of cultures and ages able to offer an interesting perspective. In hindsight ...


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