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Children by Choice released the following sign-on statement for reproductive rights and access to legal, safe, timely and compassionate abortion.

Abortion rights protest in the US

The stake for Black women and the working class in the fight for abortion rights and to become equal and full citizens is existential, writes Malik Miah.

The “leak” of the draft decision by the Supreme Court to overturn Roe vs Wade, the 1973 ruling legalising women’s right to abortion, signals that it will probably do so in its final decision on the Mississippi anti-abortion law before it. Barry Sheppard reports.

Protester holds a picture of Jimmy Savile and Margaret Thatcher

Netflix documentary Jimmy Savile: A British Horror Story attempts to explain how TV celebrity Jimmy Savile's ties to the British ruling class enabled him to get away with sexual abuse for decades, writes Alex Salmon.

Suzanne James spoke to Angela Carr, Socialist Alliance candidate for the Senate in Victoria, about housing, health, National Disability Insurance Scheme and the party's plans to address the growing socio-economic inequality crisis.

The recently released 2021 National Student Safety Survey shows that sexual harassment and assault is widespread on university campuses. Sarah Hathway reports.

Abortion rights are LGBTIQ rights

The Republican Party is spearheading a reactionary drive against the hard-won gains of the women's liberation and LGBTI rights movements, reports Barry Sheppard.

Happening still shot

Happening shows the importance of legal abortion through the experience of a young woman forced into backyard abortion in early 1960s France. Barry Healy reviews.

Anti war protest in St Petersburg

Russian feminist activist and historian Ella Rossman, from Feminist Anti-War Resistance, talks about the challenges this new movement faces.

Five hundred people called on Prime Minister Scott Morrison to implement changes to stop gendered and domestic violence against women. Niko Leka reports.

An ACTU report, released just before International Women's Day, is a timely reminder of just how little respect the Coalition government has for the majority of women. Isaac Nellist reports.

The Geelong Women Unionist Network organised a well-supported action against gendered violence and sexual assault. Zita Henderson reports.

Filmmaker Antonia Kilian. Photo: ANF English

A new documentary film, The Other Side Of The River, shows the complexity of the women's revolution in Rojava and its contradictions. Director Antonia Kilian discusses the film.

Grace Tame and Brittany Higgins were widely praised for using their National Press Club addresses to highlight politicians' hypocrisy. Sue Bull argues we need action not words.

Journalists protest in Puebla Mexico. Photo: Tamara Pearson

Last year, Mexico was named the most dangerous country in the world for journalists, after Afghanistan. A recent wave of assassinations has sparked nationwide protest action, reports Tamara Pearson.

Another Feminist Walking tour heard from a range of feminist speakers. Rachel Evans reports.

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