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Australian sex workers fear US anti-trafficking laws could make the internet off limits

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ABC News, 10/4/2018 Think about the tools you use for work, and then imagine a legal change on the other side of the world could take them out of your hands. Sex workers fear that could happen in Australia if a contentious US bill becomes law. It’s aimed at making websites liable if they’re used to facilitate “sex trafficking”. Like every profession, sex work is...

ALHR: Government must do more to protect reproductive health rights

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Lawyers Weekly, 22 March 2018 The leading advocacy group for human rights law in Australia has called on the federal government to better ensure the country is meeting its international obligations to protect women and girls when it comes to processes such as abortion.  Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR) spoke earlier this week in response to comments from Nationals MP George Christensen...

Bridge walk through the Port (Fundraiser for South Australia Abortion Action Coalition)

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SAAAC, October 2017 The South Australia Abortion Action Coalition (SAAAC) are hosting a fundraising walk through the Port. This will be a fun and relaxed 5 km walk that will begin and end at Gallery Yampu and will take in the beautiful views around Port Adelaide. Your $25 registration includes a drink bottle with filtered water. SAAAC is a broad coalition of people whose goal is to improve access...

Consent flowchart – education tool

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Planned Parenthood Toronto, [2015?] The consent flowchart has been designed to help young people understand how consent is negotiated. People follow the instructional bubbles until they reach the end. They can continue each time they choose a consent option. If they choose an option where consent is not given, they land on an orange bubble and must go back to the beginning and start over.  Yellow...

What does the Anna Stubblefield case teach us about sentencing and sexual assault?

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ABC Radio National, 19.6.17  at 1:31 PM A former chair of philosophy at Rutgers University had sex with a man who can’t speak. The resulting court battle raised questions about when and why suffering matters in sentencing — and Anna Stubblefield went to jail. Stubblefield had slept with a man known only by the pseudonym DJ, who has cerebral palsy and to this day has never spoken...

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