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The importance of small family farms in global food security In The Media - Posted on 24 February 2017

There are 1.5 billion small family farmers, men and women, who live and work on around 475 million family farms, that are no more than 2 hectares in size. Dr Monika Barthwal-Datta reminds us up to 80% of all food consumed in the world are grown by these farmers, and these people are at the forefront of our fight for food security in the face of climate change.

Bystanders often don’t intervene in sexual harassment – but should they? In The Media - Posted on 21 February 2017

Why don’t people intervene when they witness sexual harassment and assault? And, more importantly, should they, writes Dr Bianca Fileborn

Victorian Gov to fund sex assault prevention program in bars Article - Posted on 9 February 2017

Sexual assaults and harassment are often underreported, according to Dr Bianca Fileborn from UNSW.

Lust, sex and the middle-aged woman Article - Posted on 9 February 2017

The Irish Examiner interviews Dr. Bianca Fileborn on her work on older women and sex.

The Book of Mormon, and preventing sex assault in bars Article - Posted on 9 February 2017

UNSW's Dr Bianca Fileborn discusses the work she's doing with a Victorian Government Taskforce on training licensed venue staff to respond appropriately to sexual harassment and assault.

There’s no point to Australia’s push to ratify the TPP Opinion - Posted on 2 February 2017

The TPP can't go ahead, it's time the Australian government lets it go.

Is Domestic Violence a Gateway Crime? In The Media - Posted on 30 January 2017

Abuse within the family is a risk factor for other forms of criminal behaviour, and it happens more quickly among males.

Social media - the good, the bad and the ugly In The Media - Posted on 30 January 2017

Criminology lecturer and researcher Bianca Fileborn talks about how women have been using social media to call out sexual harrassment and sexual assault. She also explains the reaction that women encounter when they mobilize and speak out on-line.

It’s been 15 years since liberation from Taliban, so will Afghanistan ever be stable? In The Media - Posted on 11 January 2017

Susanne Schmeidl, lecturer in development studies, says Afghans are “once again in survival mode and just trying to make it through”.

The cancer blame game that doesn’t help anyone In The Media - Posted on 11 January 2017

Professor Alex Broom and Alexandra Gibson write about the implications that social assumptions have for people living with cancer.