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Beauty, fashion and looking ‘hot’: YouTube’s powerful messages for girls

Last September, comedian Amy Schumer posted pictures of the covers of two US magazines – Girls’ Life and Boys’ Life – on Instagram  with the caption “No.”

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Posthumous Honorary Doctorate conferred to Victorian philanthropist Betty Amsden AO

At Monash University’s graduation ceremony for Education students at 11.00am on Tuesday 23 May, Victorian philanthropist Betty Amsden AO, who died in February this year, will receive a posthumous Honorary Doctorate (HonLLD) in recognition of her e

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One of Australia’s foremost humanities library's officially re-opens at Monash University

One of Australia’s foremost humanities libraries, the Sir Louis Matheson Library at Monash University, Clayton, has officially re-opened today following extensive redevelopment works.

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Broadcaster, Waleed Aly, receives PhD from Monash University

Monash University academic, writer, lawyer, and broadcaster, Waleed Aly, has received his PhD at a graduation ceremony at Monash.

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Is Melbourne the music capital of Australia? Sydney or Adelaide might pip it to the post

Melbourne’s successful bid to host a prestigious international conference on music cities in 2018 has been hailed as a golden opportunity for it to cement its status as “Australia’s music capital”, and “a global music city&

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Islam and feminism are not mutually exclusive and faith can be an important liberator

Islam is not unique in having theological interpretations that centre on men. Christian, Jewish and Buddhist women (and men) have grappled with the overt and covert sexism within their own sacred texts and traditions in numerous ways.

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Not just ‘revenge porn’ – image-based abuse hits 1 in 5 Australians

The first comprehensive research on “revenge porn” has revealed the mass scale of victimisation across Australia, with one in five people suffering image-based abuse, according to a study by Monash University and RMIT University.

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Monash University appoints new Dean, Faculty of Arts

An internationally recognised expert in criminology and winner of numerous awards including in human rights has been appointed as Monash University’s Dean, Faculty of Arts, following an extensive global search.

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