Monthly Archives: May 2012

Notwithstanding this week’s review into HRT – oestrogen therapy remains dangerous


For some women,  the news  that Hormone Replacement Therapy  is  OK,  has come 10 years too late. According to the host of 3AW’s Talking Health,  Dr Sally Cockburn; “those of us who have borne the hormonal burden for our families all our adult lives and who are now in our 50s deserve better.” Continue reading

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Technology’s Quiet Revolution for Women

‘Social media is just the latest in a long line of technologies that have been driving profound changes in civil society,’ claims Isobel Coleman, one of the 30 contributors to The Unfinished Revolution: Voices from the Global Fight for Women’s Rights.  Continue reading

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Limiting the Medicare rebate for genital surgery is a good move

In parts of Africa, women are tied down and mutilated while in Australia women receive the Medicare rebate for genital surgery Continue reading

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