November 13, 2013
By PGPD Associate Member Stephen Dawson,
Manila, Philippines on 17-19 October 2013
In attendance from Australia were myself and Senator Claire Moore while representatives also attended from Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Iran, Kiribati, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, New...
November 4, 2013
By Senator Claire Moore, Vice-Chair of the PGPD
In the middle of October I attended the Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development (AFPPD) conference in Manila. I always look forward to AFPPD events, as it’s so important to come together and look at...
September 11, 2013
By PGPD Associate Member Mehreen Faruqi
Originally published in New Matilda
A bill before the NSW Parliament seeks to recognise foetuses as living persons - a battleground issue for abortion activists. Here's why Greens MLC Mehreen Faruqi is opposed to it
September 3, 2013
By PGPD Vice-Chair Lee Rhiannon
Who backed Julia Gillard when she spoke out on abortion? Candidates have been worryingly silent on women's issues during this campaign, writes Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon.
Now the dust has settled on La...
August 30, 2013
Originally published in The Guardian
Australia’s Security Council presidency, set to commence on 1 September, has already been tarnished by the government’s broken promise to women.
Just two months ago, foreign minister Bob Carr announce...
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