South Sudanese girls standing outside a primary school after it was ransacked by armed groups.
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More than half of girls in South Sudan are married before the age of 18. Endemic conflict and food shortages are only exacerbating the problem.
Balgo artists: Miriam Baadjo (b. 1957),Tossie Baadjo (b. 1958), Jane Gimme (b. 1958), Gracie Mosquito (b. 1955), Helen Nagomara (b. 1953), Ann Frances Nowee (b. 1964) and Imelda Yukenbarri (b. 1954).
Bush medicine: a collaborative work by women from Wirrimanu (Balgo), 2018, acrylic on linen, 120×180cm, MHM2018.32, © Warlayirti Artists; Medical History Museum
At least half the food eaten by the first Australians came from plants. And in terms of medicines, many different parts of plants were used.
Roseanne Barr’s eponymous show was cancelled because of a racist tweet.
ABC's cancellation of the hit reboot Roseanne because of its star's racist tweet raises complex questions about freedom of speech and the line between public and private selves in the age of social media.
The colour of gold nanoparticles in suspension varies according to the size of the nanoparticles.
Nanotechnology brings together multiple science disciplines to create devices that mimic the refinements of nature. It’s difficult – and exhilarating.
A house at Little Paradise on Groote Eylandt, East Arnhem Land.
To deliver better housing for health, we must go back to what we know works, to the proven evidence-based solutions for design, construction, delivery and maintenance.
A woman was hit and killed by an Uber driverless vehicle while attempting to cross a road in Tempe, Arizona in March.
A damning report lists a number of questionable design decisions that appear to greatly increase the risks of a crash.
An increasingly mobile global population is making it easier for infectious diseases to spread.
Travel allows us to see the world – and bring foreign diseases home. Here's why spreading disease is easier than ever.
The bravado of bank CEOs in Australia has left a trail of scandals that may take years to fully uncover.
Positive emotions, such as passion, have an established foothold in airport books on great leadership and executive coaching seminars. However, overemphasising "positive" emotions can be problematic.
Internasionalisasi perguruan tinggi bisa sangat baik bila dirancang dan dilaksanakan hati-hati.
Di abad baru ini, internasionalisasi perguruan tinggi layak dipertimbangkan
The 8-year-old son of Bernadette Romulo, who is facing deportation after living in Australia for 11 years.
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Migrant women experiencing domestic violence in Australia can end up trapped with abusive partners if they don't have the proper visa.
The term chronic fatigue underemphasises the full scope of symptoms sufferers face.
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Spoiler: there's a lot more that we don't know about what causes chronic fatigue.
A women’s savings club in Nigeria.
If programs don’t challenge the structural causes of gender inequality, microfinance will just continue to reinforce poverty and inequality.
The things you can do with an amaterur telescope.
With a little bit of knowledge and a few pieces of equipment you too can look at the night sky and see it as a cosmologist does.
Diet and exercise are more likely to succeed when done together.
Excess weight affects fertility in men and women - the good news is weight loss can reverse the negative effects.
Student data is a popular target for hackers and a hot product on the online black market.
A new scam tricks families based overseas into paying a ransom for Chinese students in Australia who have supposedly been kidnapped.
Small Australian presses are publishing more contemporary works originally written in languages other than English.
In the face of mounting political isolationism, translated fiction might just be the thing to save us.
Cancer care for adults could be improved if caregivers provided the empathy they provide to children, the authors suggest.
Pediatric cancer is one of the cruelest of diseases, and caregivers develop special skills to help their patients. Research shows that caregivers for adults could learn some things from them.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern during the post-budget debate.
New Zealand's coalition government in its first budget has treated public policies as investments, with the goal of improving social and environmental outcomes.
Radicalism is spread at schools in Indonesia. But, where do they grow?
Identifying three types of schools that are prone to radical values.
Hackers exploited a weakness in the web-based booking system of Family Planning NSW to infect the system with ransomware.
Medical practices have special requirements under the Privacy Act, but the security and privacy systems some providers currently have in place may be inadequate.