Pay The Rent scheme calls on weekly non Indigenous payments

Momentum is building for a campaign that would call on Australian property owners to pay a percentage of their income to traditional land owners out of respect for their ancestral land claims. The scheme, Pay the Rent, would work as a voluntary weekly payment to a body led by Aboriginal elders and managed without interference … Read more

Violence against women: alarming number of women killed in Australia

Australians are calling out the “heartbreaking” number of women who have been killed in recent weeks as the alleged murder of Danielle Finlay-Jones continues to make headlines across the country. “We need to talk about how Christmas time is one of the most dangerous times of the year for women,” says Kon Karapanagiotidis, a women’s … Read more

Tash Peterson: Vegan activist shares online abuse over lingerie protest

Vegan activist and OnlyFans star Tash Peterson has copped body-shaming abuse online after she took to Melbourne’s streets to protest animal rights. Stripped down to powder blue lingerie sets, Peterson was joined by fellow animal rights advocates and Insta-friends Stefania Ferrario and Adriana Lava as they turned heads outside David Jones in Bourke St Mall. … Read more

Afghanistan: Taliban order Afghan women to cover fully in public

In yet another sign that the Taliban’s noises about respecting women’s rights was all hot air, Afghanistan’s leaders imposed a harsh new rule. The Taliban on Saturday imposed some of the harshest restrictions on Afghanistan’s women since they seized power, ordering them to cover fully in public, ideally with the traditional burqa. The militants took … Read more