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Feminist Book Club: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Book choice by August MISSives guest editor, Apoorva Kallianpur From the eyes of a young Black woman, the audience are […]

Feminist of the Month: Christine Lagarde

Nominated by MISSives Guest Editor, Apoorva Kallianpur As a former lawyer, she is an advocate for removing the constitutional principles […]

Rental Stress and Housing Insecurity

You don’t need to be an economist to know the cost of living – especially the cost of housing – has skyrocketed in the last few years. Many Australians, especially young Australians, don’t just know about this increase; it’s having a serious impact on their lives.

Violence or poverty? Women shouldn’t have to choose

One of the common (and frankly, extremely ignorant) remarks made when talking about domestic violence in Australia is the question […]

One million vacant properties – a homelessness solution?

Early insights from the 2021 Census data have been released this week, with some shocking results. Over one million dwellings – like holiday homes and investment properties – were unoccupied on Census Night. As we face a housing affordability crisis, are these empty dwellings the answer?

Paid family and domestic violence leave to be a reality

YWCA Australia welcomes the comments from Workplace Relations Minister Tony Burke that the new government is committed to implementing legislation that would provide 10 days of domestic violence leave by the end of the year.