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Empowering pharmacies to prescribe abortion pill ‘worth exploring’: Emily’s List

July 14, 2023

An influential group of female Labor members is calling on the government to consider further broadening access to the abortion pill and allowing pharmacists to prescribe it without a script from a doctor or...

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Why They 'March4Justice' Against Gendered Violence

March 05, 2022

Gendered violence has been a systemic issue across Australia for too long. Thousands of women, men and children attended rallies across Australia on Feb. 27 to protest gendered violence. March4Justice, the grassroots organisation behind...

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Coalition can't 'cherry pick' safety fixes

December 03, 2021

Labor women's group Emily's List wants to see the opposition commit to Ms Jenkins' proposals as soon as possible. "It's a shocking report, but it's unsurprising to everyone that I know," national co-convenor Leigh...

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Violence against women is a barrier to women entering Australian Politics: Julia Gillard Next Generation Intern Report

August 12, 2021

Violence against women is a barrier to women entering Australian Politics The recent revelations of sexual harassment and assault within Parliament House in Canberra has exposed political organisations as unsafe workplaces, where violence against women...

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Cultural change takes time - our work is not done.

April 28, 2021

Paul Keating backed in the formation of EMILY's List Australia as Prime Minister. It was hard to dismiss the logic of Joan Kirner and the other women who identified the need to break the bias...

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The Liberals’ problem with women is simple: the men block their path

March 28, 2021

"The ALP has used the wildly successful Emily’s List since 1996 to inject political smarts into generations of Labor women and provide vital mentoring. The Liberals have nothing similar." Jon Faine

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