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Every month we publish new and commissioned works by feminist writers and thinkers,
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Indigenous Domestic and Family Violence: Setting the Scene

Indigenous Domestic and Family Violence: Setting the Scene

Written by Dr Kyllie Cripps as part of the FWF2020 ThinkIn, Our Culture of Violence. It is widely recognised in Australia that Indigenous people are over-represented as both victims and offenders of domestic and family violence (DFV). This situation arises as Cripps...

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The Politics of Health

The Politics of Health

Written by Katarina Bryant as part of the FWF2020 ThinkIn, The Politics of Health. Last week, I saw a tweet praising Australia’s healthcare system. The person who had posted the tweet had gone into hospital for appendicitis, and had come out with both their appendix...

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Gender and the Medical Cis-tem

Gender and the Medical Cis-tem

Written by Asiel Adan Sanchez as part of the FWF2020 ThinkIn, The Politics of Health. There are two ways of entering the medical system: MaleFemale Medicine is not built for bodily and gender diversity. Despite decades of research telling us otherwise, medical...

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An Abstract Site

An Abstract Site

by Fernanda Dahlstrom 'The prison … functions ideologically as an abstract site into which undesirables are deposited, relieving us of the responsibility of thinking about the real issues…'—Angela Davis When I was six, I spent a morning in the foyer of the old...

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Q&A: Yolande Strengers

Q&A: Yolande Strengers

Yolande Strengers is a digital sociologist and human-computer interaction scholar investigating the sustainability and gender effects of digital, emerging and smart technologies. Her book, The Smart Wife, written with Jenny Kennedy, examines the emergence of digital...

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