By Gunhild Jonsson I had one too — an oral history of abortion in South Australia before 1970 by Barbara Baird is a study that grew out of the public debate about a private member's bill introduced (and narrowly defeated) in South Australia in

... and ain't i a woman?: Taking safety seriously Victorian Premier Joan Kirner is so outraged by recent violent attacks against women in public places she is considering a range of initiatives to protect women. These are said to include

Alissar Gazal came to Australia from Lebanon in the early '70s. She is currently active in the Bring the Frigates Home Coalition in Sydney. "My first step towards recognising myself as a feminist probably occurred when I suddenly realised that

By Peter Boyle What did the Gulf War achieve? The liberation of Kuwait? The triumph of democracy over dictatorship? A safer, more equitable and peaceful world? It may be too early to draw a final balance sheet, but some of the most lasting effects

The following statement was released by the Sydney office of the African National Congress on February 24. Should South Africa be readmitted to the international sporting family? The ANC is of the opinion that sporting sanctions imposed against

By David Mizon MELBOURNE — Conditions for workers at Shell's Geelong plant are to worsen seriously under proposals put forward late in February by the plant Award Restructuring Steering Committee. The steering committee was made up of

Secondary students denounce US war By Wendy Robertson and Tony Iltis MELBOURNE — About 100 people attended a rally outside the GPO called by Secondary Students Against the Gulf War on Friday, March 1, to highlight that, for the people of the

By Leon Harrison PERTH — The state government's plans for tourist development of Rottnest Island are meeting determined opposition from Aboriginal people are fighting to protect burial sites and to turn the old jail into a museum. From 1838

By Pip Hinman Women's problems in Nicaragua stem largely from the country's poverty. Fifty years of military dictatorship ensured that the majority of women were excluded from all aspects of public life. While the Sandinista government encouraged

Aborigines claim Cape York land By Philippa Stanford BRISBANE — A furore broke out in Queensland when it was discovered that Aborigines are seeking more than 60 million hectares of Cape York land (including the proposed Cape York space base site)


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