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The male bluehead wrasse defends his group of yellow females, one of whom has to step-up and take charge if he leaves. Kevin Bryant

What we learn from a fish that can change sex in just 10 days

When a male bluehead wrasse is removed from the group he dominates, the largest female changes sex, rapidly transforming ovaries into sperm-producing testes. Molecular research shows how.
At least 250 threatened species have had their habitat hit by fires. Gena Dray

Six million hectares of threatened species habitat up in smoke

Approximately 70 nationally threatened species have had at least 50% of their range burnt, while nearly 160 threatened species have had more than 20% burnt.
The (all male) members of the commission of the League of Nations. For Australia, the League’s establishment marked the beginning of our independence on the global stage. Wikimedia Commons

The League of Nations was formed 100 years ago today. Meet the Australian women who lobbied to join it

The League of Nations was established 100 years ago today. This precursor to the United Nations was dominated by men but many Australian women worked hard to gain a voice there.
Hari Ibu memberikan kesempatan untuk secara terbuka mengakui kesulitan yang dihadapi oleh janda dan perempuan lain yang terpinggirkan di komunitas mereka. http://www.onlineakselerasi.com/2017/12/hari-ibu-gmni-palopo-suarakan-stop.html

Di bawah bayang-bayang ibu: stigma, rasa malu, dan kesempatan sebagai janda

Stereotip janda melekat ke kehidupan perempuan Indonesia yang terpinggirkan di komunitasnya, memaksa mereka untuk menjalani kehidupan sulit.
Hari Ibu presents an opportunity to explicitly acknowledge the difficulties faced by janda and other women marginalised in their community. http://www.onlineakselerasi.com/2017/12/hari-ibu-gmni-palopo-suarakan-stop.html

Living in the shadows of the Indonesian mother: the stigma, shame and opportunities as a widow or divorcee

_Janda_ stereotypes pervade the lives of the Indonesian women who are marginalised in their community, forcing them to live precarious lives.
The Assange saga will drag on for months, if not years, before the UK courts, as his British lawyers fight the extradition proceedings tooth and nail. AAP/EPA/Facundo Arrizabalaga

As Assange faces court over extradition attempts, the case is complex and the stakes are high

As British courts this week hear arguments for and against the Wikileaks founder's extradition to the US, the questions about journalism, the law and freedom of speech it raises are vital ones.

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