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Let’s Recognise The Huge Decline In Teenage Pregnancy, And Try To Understand What’s Driven It

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Clare Murphy, Director of External Affairs at the British Pregnancy Advisory Service Huffington Post UK  In a new report, Social media, SRE and Sensible Drinking: Understanding the dramatic decline in teenage pregnancy, BPAS set out to explore some of the factors behind the decline in teen pregnancy, talking to teenagers themselves about how they live their lives – and the extent to which...

Factsheet on the new The Marriage Law Survey (Additional Safeguards) Bill 2017

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The Equality Campaign, 18/09/2017 The Marriage Law Survey (Additional Safeguards) Bill 2017 was introduced into parliament (and passed) at the end of last week. Included as a part of the bill was a series of temporary measures to protect people from vilification, harassment or threats of harm during the current postal survey campaign. Also included as a part of the bill is a series of...

Same-sex marriage survey sparks spike in access of LGBTI mental health support

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ABC News, 18/8/2017 A national mental health service for young people and their parents say they have experienced a spike in clients accessing LGBTI support services during the highly charged same-sex marriage postal survey period. ReachOut CEO Jono Nicholas said there had been a 20 per cent increase in people accessing LGBTI support services with many contacting them with anxiety over the same...

Summary of results: Trans Pathways: the mental health experiences and care pathways of trans young people

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Telethon Kids Institute, Perth, September 1, 2017 Trans Pathways is the largest study ever conducted of the mental health and care pathways of trans and gender diverse young people in Australia (859 participants). It is also the first Australian study to incorporate the views of parents and guardians of trans young people (194 participants). What did Trans Pathways tell us? Trans young people are...

‘Revenge porn’: one in five report they have been victims in Australian survey

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Guardian, Monday 8 May 2017 04.30 AEST The first comprehensive research on so-called revenge porn has shed light on the “mass scale of victimisation” across Australia and its sometimes devastating impact. A survey of nearly 4,300 people led by RMIT University and Monash University revealed that 20% of respondents had had images or videos of a nude or sexual nature taken without their consent; 11%...

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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