WEL Victoria presents the facts as we know them on the following issues – click on each item for details.
Rights and responsibilities – examines the right to vote and the arguments by Antony Green for compulsory voting and against preferential voting.
Steps to Equality – spells out the changes for women from the days when female convicts were entitled to wages in 1816 to the Sex Discrimination Act 1984. In 2006 the Victorian government has removed provocation as an excuse for murder and has adopted a Human Rights Charter.
Great Victorian Women – lists some extraordinary women.
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