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OPEN LETTER FROM YOUNG WOMEN ON AXING THE TAMPON TAX

"On top of often being paid less than their male counterparts, women are forced to pay each month for the sanitary products they need, but cannot always afford.

The very least the government can do is to #axethetax to...

July 17, 2018

On the crisp morning of my birthday, the Trailblazer Fellows met in a sports hall with champion boxer Bianca Elmir. As I raised my fists to my face and sketched an imaginary foe before my eyes, my body seemed to uncoil, snapping into place, remembering.

Remembering what...

July 5, 2018

It’s not easy being queer, it never has been

being out in a world where the standards are set for you.

Straight

and Cis.

And when you try to open up their closed minds to only find that the doors are cemented shut,

and a sign that says “No Queers Allowed” in red bold.

It’s h...

June 10, 2018

While this post is of a political nature, please note that Jasiri Australia is not aligned with any political party. We strive to provide an open and supportive platform for young Australians to share their views.

The current Australian debacle of the tampon tax se...

June 10, 2018

As Nelson Mandela said- reconciliation means working together to correct the legacy of past injustice. Within the mental health spectrum our indigenous population experiences much higher rates of suicide, substance abuse and anxiety and PTSD due to the stolen generatio...

May 23, 2018

While this post is on the Budget, pease note that Jasiri Australia is not aligned with any political party. We strive to provide an open and supportive platform for young Australians to share their views.

Earlier this month the 2018 budget was revealed, and with th...

May 16, 2018

Anna Jadeer is a 12 year old young Muslim woman. She is currently the SRC Representative for Year 7 at Merici College and one day she would like to study criminal or family law. Anna is the youngest Jasiri Trailblazer Fellow. 

The holy month of Ramadan is a time pe...

May 7, 2018

Jordon Steele-John the youngest Senator in Parliament, has recently announced that he, with the full support of the Greens and the Australian Youth Affairs Coalition, the peak body for 4.3 million young Australians, will introduce a bill that proposes to lower the age...

May 1, 2018

Isn’t straddling a stranger meant to be uncomfortable?

If you’ve ever needed an ice-breaker for a group I highly recommend a self-defence session. Partnering up and tumbling others around a mat isn’t how I would normally spend my Saturday but it sure was the beginning t...

International Women’s Day symbolizes the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women globally. It’s a day of celebration, but it’s also a day to reinforce our push for a world where women are not disadvantaged within their homes, in education, at wor...

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