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Intersex people and COVID-19

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Intersex Human Rights Australia, 12 April 2020
COVID-19 can infect any individual, irrespective of age or health but its impact exacerbates existing inequalities. All populations that suffer health inequalities are disproportionately affected, and people with intersex variations are no exception.
Current health is determined to some extent by biological factors.

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Calls for segregated mental health wards to reduce sexual assault risk

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ABC (Katherine Gregory on AM), February 2020 Sexual violence against women in mental health wards is going unchecked, despite service providers’ awareness of the problem. A new report has found women in Victorian mental health wards are vulnerable to sexual assault, harassment and violence from male patients and staff. It’s calling for stricter separation of male and female patients...

Gender inequality is a problem, say 69% of young Australian women

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The Guardian, Tuesday 11 October 2016 06.01 AEDT Like a recent report from the UK, a new report has found young Australian women also believe sexism to be preventing them from fulfilling their potential. Plan International Australia and Our Watch surveyed 600 girls and young women aged between 15 and 19 on their inexperiences of inequality between December 2015 and February 2016. Read more here ...

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