Author: klseear

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Thinking dignity and freedom this Human Rights Day

Each year on the 10th of December, the United Nations celebrates International Human Rights Day. In 2022, the theme for the day is ‘Dignity, freedom and justice for all’. In January 2021, our program lead, Associate Professor Kate Seear, commenced her Australian Research Council-funded Future Fellowship, exploring the intersections between human rights, drug policy and gender. The […]

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New research raises concerns about hepatitis C post-cure life

We are pleased to announce the next publication from our ARC-funded project, ‘Addressing hepatitis C-related legal, policy and practice discrimination in a post-cure world’. Co-authored by GLaD program lead Kate Seear, with Suzanne Fraser, Sean Mulcahy, Dion Kagan, Emily Lenton, Adrian Farrugia and kylie valentine, and published in the international journal Social and Legal Studies, […]

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The launch of the Global Drug Policy Index

GLaD program lead Kate Seear recently joined colleagues from around Australia for a special panel event to mark the launch of the inaugural Global Drug Policy Index. The Index measures and compares national-level drug policies, including their implementation, against the UN’s Common Position on Drugs. The Index assesses and ranks the performance of countries across […]

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