The rights and wrongs of CHOGM 2022
There’s a disparity between words and action when it comes to the Commonwealth’s record in implementing human rights, says University of Melbourne expert.
People in prison still in COVID-19 lockdown
Sustained COVID-19 lockdowns in prisons weigh on people's mental health. A University of Melbourne expert asks whether we are doing enough to protect them?
Using witness accounts and smuggled information, University of Melbourne experts have digitally recreated the Manus Island Detention Centre to preserve history.
The COVID-19 seafarer crisis
COVID-19 has left thousands of seafarers stranded aboard ships leading to a ‘crew change crisis’ that needs urgent action, says a University of Melbourne expert
Celebrating 75 years: The UN’s past and future
It’s 75 years since the United Nations was formed in 1945; a University of Melbourne expert says one of its major achievements is to have survived for so long.
COVID-19 and curfews
Some Victorians say COVID-19 restrictions are risking their human rights – particularly the curfew – but are they right, asks a University of Melbourne expert?
Principles aren’t enough when human rights meet business
The United Nation’s principles on business and human rights struggling in the face of material interests of those in power University of Melbourne experts warn.
Why some women are dying for getting their period
Menstrual beliefs and taboos can place serious restrictions on a woman’s life, impacting her health and freedoms writes a University of Melbourne expert.
Many of the world’s women are mistreated during childbirth
In parts of the world women are commonly mistreated in health facilities during childbirth, World Health Organization and University of Melbourne research finds
Bringing democracy to the internet
University of Melbourne graduate Lizzie O’Shea says that we should look to histories of computing and social movements in order to determine our digital future.