Achievement | 09 Jun 2020
DTP and UNSW Law puts the focus on child rights
The recent violent arrest of an Indigenous youth in Sydney, together with the recent Royal Commission into the Detention and Protection of Young People, the treatment of refugee children, the high rate of children living in poverty and disparity in school performance, and the campaign to raise the minimum age of criminal responsibility are highlighting systemic issues in the way young people in Australia are treated, and the lack of regard for children’s rights.
Thought leadership | 07 May 2020
Who gets the dog? From 'pet-nuptial' agreements to shared parenting
When you want to leave each other, but not your furry friend, could a shared arrangement be the answer?
Thought leadership | 07 Apr 2020
Co-parenting proves a challenge in a pandemic
COVID-19 restrictions are complicating shared parenting arrangements.
Opinion | 26 Mar 2020
The needs of children must be considered during coronavirus pandemic
We need to adopt a child-centred approach in this pandemic in order to reduce trauma levels.
Thought leadership | 14 Feb 2020
All's fair in love and law: the ultimate legal guide to relationships
Whether you're putting a ring on it, or calling it quits, the law has something to say about your relationship.
Achievement | 31 Oct 2019
Protection vs empowerment in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
Australian Journal of Human Rights Andrea Durbach prize-winner explores a new framework, giving more weight to children’s voices while facilitating their journey in life.
Research | Impact | 15 Oct 2019
UNSW Law Fellow explores changes to family law in India and the challenges they present to women
Future of Change Indian Fellow Jhuma Sen will examine cases that include the controversial Triple Talaq Bill, which allows a husband to divorce his wife by issuing the word ‘talaq’ three times.
Opinion | 09 Oct 2019
'The Australian government is not listening': how our country is failing to protect its children
In a recent report, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child was highly critical of the Australian government for its youth justice failures and the rise of children with mental health issues.