Remedying the Slaughter of Donkeys, or Slaughtering Donkeys for Remedies?

Ejiao, a gelatin-based traditional Chinese medicine is used to treat anaemia, insomnia and reproductive issues. The issue, the gelatin comes from donkey hides, and there is a significant shortfall in the number of Chinese donkeys needed to keep up with demand. 

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Women Entrepreneurs Are On The Rise

In its quest to report on disparity amongst gender inequality, Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs (MIWE), recently released their 2019 results of the top 10 countries and markets in the world, where female entrepreneurs are making significant inroads into business.

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Empowerment Self Defence strikes a blow for women’s self defence

Empowerment Self Defence (ESD) is spreading its wings as a growing teaching and self-defence philosophy for women around the world.

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Hong Kong Protests close universities as violence intensifies

This past week tensions soared in Hong Kong, as protests against the Chinese authorities heated to a boiling point not yet seen over the past five months.

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Human Faces

One only has to look at the artworks by Aliza Nisenbaum to see an interpretation of the fabric of human culture.

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LANDMARK MATILDA’S PAY DEAL CONTINUES SIGNS THAT GENDER EQUITY IN SPORT IS COMING

On Wednesday 6 November, it was announced that the Football Federation of Australia (FFA) reached a new Collective Bargaining Agreement with its elite players, both male and female.

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VeganNation start-up buys 15,000 acres of Amazon rainforest to protect it

Israeli company VeganNation has just bought 15,000 acres of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil on a 10 year lease so it can nurture and protect it from deforestation and fires.

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Spliff politics: Weed legalised in Canberra

Our Australian Capital Territory has become the first territory to legalise possession and growth of cannabis for personal use.

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Neo-Nazi “White Power” concert set to rock Melbourne: Is this really being allowed?

Blood and Honour and Southern Cross Hammerskins are two white supremacist, neo-Nazi groups that are banned in several European countries, with the former proscribed as a terrorist group in Canada. But in Melbourne, they are allowed to organise rock concerts which will certainly only help to galvanise those already in their ranks as well as serve to recruit new members.

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“Like a GPS for cancer patients” - world’s largest cancer social network app raises millions in funding

Following the deaths of loved ones to cancer, Israeli app developers Eliran Malki, Irad Deutsch and Ohad Rubin put their heads together back in 2015 and have since created the world’s largest social network and navigator app for cancer patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals called Belong.Life – Beating Cancer Together.

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