Honouring "frightbats" – attacks on feminists continue as misogyny flourishes in Australia

Farrelly also makes interesting obvservations on the role of reading fiction in the development of empathy and the role of women in shaping our moral future.
http://www.smh.com.au/comment/strong-women-strengthen-us-all-so-lets-hear-it-for-the-frightbats-20141231-12fvov.html

United Nations requests further information on NSW Victim's Compensation Scheme

The Community Legal Centres NSW lodged a complaint with the United Nations about changes last year to the NSW Victim’s Compensation Scheme designed to limit access to compensation, particularly by victims of domestic violence and sexual asault.
http://www.clcnsw.org.au/cb_pages/news/compensation.php
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-05-20/complaint-to-the-united-nations-about-proposed-changes-to-victi/4701410