The Taliban says it will respect whatever those at a gathering of Afghan religious and ethnic leaders decide on girls' schooling. But no women were invited to the meeting.
Anger over abortion rights being stripped away by the United States Supreme Court has reached WA, with hundreds protesting outside the American Consulate General in Perth.
Protesters from both sides of the debate gathered in front of the US Supreme Court to voice their opinion on the overturning of Roe v Wade on Saturday, which ends the constitutional right to abortion.
Kanishka Singh, Trevor Hunnicutt and Gabriella Borter
Women’s Interests Minister Simone McGurk described the Roe v Wade determination as ‘deeply concerning and frightening’, setting women’s rights back decades.
Rebecca Le May
WA women are still forced to travel interstate for abortions due to the State’s ‘archaic’ laws, a global reproductive choices giant says, bracing for pro-life smugness after the Roe v Wade decision.
A decision by the US Supreme Court to scrap the constitutional right to abortion has been criticised by New Zealand's PM as a ‘loss for women everywhere’.
The US Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion, which is expected to lead to bans in about half of the US states.
Following criticism of her recent trip to China, the UN human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet, has indicated she will not seek a second term.
After four years in detention, the Nadesalingam family has said goodbye to Perth as they return to their home in central Queensland’s Biloela.
A family of Tamil asylum seekers have expressed their joy as they begin the journey home to central Queensland's Biloela after four years in detention.
Home Affairs Minister Jim Chalmers has approved the exit from immigration detention of the Murugappan family, allowing them to return to Biloela in Queensland.
Maeve Bannister and Paul Osborne
‘The war started when this baby was one month old. Can you imagine what is happening?’ said President Volodymyr Zelensky. ‘They are just bastards... I don’t have any other words for it, just bastards.’
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis - a possible Republican presidential candidate in 2024 - has signed a bill that strips Disney Co of self-governing authority.
Maria Caspani and Dawn Chmielewski
A State Government social housing purchasing and refurbishment blitz is years behind schedule, with barely a third of the promised acquisitions and refurbishments completed.
Police have renewed a plea for information after a 23-year-old man was fatally bashed during a violent brawl outside a Sydney pub.
A Victorian program considered an Australian first is giving a voice to transgender and gender diverse people across the state.
Jolanta can see where Poland ends and Ukraine begins from the backyard in which her children play. She and her soldier husband live in fear the unrest will spill over the border and plunge the world into war.
Men who think nothing of ogling a woman’s body might want to lift their gaze, with new WA research suggesting it could be linked to problematic attitudes on sexual assault.
The WA government is seeking views on whether coercive control, a pattern of threatening and intimidating domestic abuse, should be criminalised.
Rates of domestic violence and sexual assault have continued to grow in NSW as the instances of all other types of crime fell or remained stable.
Australia has finally agreed to let New Zealand resettle hundreds of refugees who have arrived on our shores by boat, almost a decade after the deal was offered.
A Perth man has revealed how growing up in communist Poland compelled him to help Ukrainians seeking asylum from their war-torn homeland, and his fears for his family as well as the future of Europe.
The death toll in Ukraine is continuing to mount as the war enters its fourth week, with failed peace talks between the countries signalling there is no end to the unrest in sight. WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT
President Vladimir Putin has issued a chilling warning to ‘scum and traitors’ as news breaks more than 100 children have been killed in Russia’s increasingly bloody war against Ukraine.
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