Australian Government continuing to fail our most vulnerable children: UNICEF

AUSTRALIA is not making sufficient progress in policies and programs to support children, particularly disadvantaged children in our country. We have regressed in areas of critical importance and systems designed to protect children are in crisis.

MSF calls for the immediate evacuation of all asylum seekers and refugees from Nauru

Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) strongly condemns the government of Nauru’s sudden decision to cease the provision of desperately needed mental health care provided by MSF to asylum seekers, refugees and the local community on Nauru.

UNICEF: 3 million children born into war in Yemen

MORE than 3 million children were born in Yemen since the escalation in violence in March 2015 according to a UNICEF report.

Young women say lack of opportunities as biggest barrier to politics

YOUNG women in Australia are reluctant to pursue a career in politics and feel being a woman and having to care for children are the biggest barriers to becoming a politician.