The magazine known for beauty tips, fashion and style is anything but skin deep, challenging stereotypes about the next generation with coverage of the refugee crisis.
The Australian Government has become increasingly tough on asylum seekers arriving by boat, further committing itself to a deterrence strategy. This has culminated in tragedies and advertising campaigns in Afghanistan. Jane, an anonymous writer and refugee advocate, debunks the deterrence myth and tries to find the place of compassion in the Government's policy.
Millions of refugees and asylum seekers face tough challenges in their struggle to find safety in Asia Pacific. Oliver White examines why countries, including Australia, should seek a regional solution to ensuring the safety and human rights of asylum seekers and refugees in the region.
Climate Change is happening, but we do not seem to realise it. The socio-economic impacts of Climate Change are enormous and the implications for human well-being are frightening. Erin Nash tackles the tricky landscape of Climate Change and migration, unpacking the concept of 'climate refugees'. Who are they? Where will they go? Who will pay? Are they refugees?
The other week, Triple J's Hack featured a IV-part series looking at the decade since 9/11. One of the interviewees, an academic from ANU, spoke of how 9/11 and the subsequent conflicts have been a catalyst for increased migration. In particular, of forced migration; or in Australian terms, 'why people are getting on bloody boats and coming to our shores'....