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Australian researchers urge prioritising evidence-based solutions and incorporating Indigenous experiences to tackle rising gender-based violence cases.

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India is behind in handling intimate partner violence. Getting on top of the problem requires reform in law, health policy and changing attitudes.

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There are exceptions in India’s current round of electioneering rhetoric against Muslims that prove the country is still united in diversity.

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Two recent high profile defamation cases have shone a spotlight on the media’s use of the truth defence in Australia.

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The sanctity of a marriage provides no protection to interfaith couples and those in live-in relationships are even more vulnerable

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India’s new code throws into doubt whether its citizens are truly protected from the arbitrary exercise of power by public officials.

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Efforts to address social issues risk being co-opted for political gain or used to further divisive agendas.

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The reshaping of constitutionally guaranteed freedoms by bringing young adults’ sexual choices under the radar of the state has sinister implications.

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Sexual deepfake abuse silences women causing lasting harm, and laws to protect them are inconsistent.

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AI’s integration in the arts and creative industries sparks debates on ethics and innovation, challenging traditional artistic boundaries.

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Laws and policies that limit civil liberties, from immigration to free speech, are becoming more prominent in democracies around the world.

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