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

Campaign to recover compensation for those hurt by retrospective law change

The retrospective nature of the Victim’s Rights and Support Act meant that many existing claims have been adversely impacted.
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-11-04/budget-cut-slashes-rape-victims-compensation-by-35k/5865206
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-11-12/compensation-rethink-after-nsw-premier-meets-with-rape-victim/5886170

Harvard study finds children don't ruin women's careers – husbands do!

Part of the reason women aren’t advancing at the same rate as their male counterparts is that after they have kids, they get “mommy-tracked.” They give precedence to their husband’s careers.
Children don't ruin women's careers — husbands do, Harvard study finds