Rachael Wong

Rachael is a barrister, Managing Director at Women’s Forum Australia, and an Adjunct Lecturer in the School of Law at the University of Notre Dame Australia.  She previously worked with the Law Reform Commission in Samoa to bring about legislative reform to improve the lives of Samoan women and girls.  She has also collaborated with organisations that seek to eliminate sexual exploitation of women and children. Rachael holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the University of Auckland and a Master of Bioethics and Health Law from the University of Otago.

Breaking Down (syndrome) discrimination is a feminist issue
3 Apr 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, Down syndrome, feminism
Mums who have accepted children with Down lead the way.

Do women get a raw deal in assisted dying?
30 Oct 2017 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: assisted suicide, euthanasia, gendered violence, women's issues
There are many 'gendered risks' in assisted dying

Abortion groups pledge $250m to ‘help’ the world’s women
6 Mar 2017 | FEATURES |  
There's nothing like a threat to abortion rights to make some governments generous.

Surrogacy is exploitation – regulation will not change that
2 May 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Australia, surrogacy
Australia should follow Europe’s lead and reject this modern form of human trafficking.

Hilllary Clinton is right: You can be a feminist and pro-life
15 Apr 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, feminism, Hillary Clinton abortion
Why not? Abortion harms both women and unborn baby girls.

Hope, the common good and our duty to the future
15 Mar 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: common good, ethical thinking, euthanasia
A Canadian academic analyses the battle over values in her new book, Bird on an Ethics Wire.

The modern hospital and its waste products
27 Mar 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, ethics, hospitals
Aborted and miscarried babies are burnt with clinical detritus to heat hospitals, but why do we care?

Misogyny: we can’t just blame men and boys
8 Nov 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: boys, Facebook, misogyny, teenage sex
The furore over a teenage sex gang misses a cultural fact.

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