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September 6, 2010

Kia Ora, Campus Safety Audit I hope you enjoyed your holiday, and are ready for the last six weeks of the year. While you were off doing that, I was meeting with the University and Baz the community constable to organize a Campus Safety Audit. I don’t know if you realized this, but Vic is […]

May 17, 2010

One morning, when I was about 12, I looked down and realised that oh shit, Aunty Rose had arrived. After thinking I was dying, my mother screaming hysterically about her baby being a woman while my stepdad got supplies, I got used to the idea and now it is yet another hindrance us women have […]

May 10, 2010

“People call me a feminist whenever I express an opinion which differentiates me from a prostitute or a doormat”—Rebecca West, actress The position of Women’s Rights Officer on the VUWSA exec has always been a contentious issue. Why do we need one? What do they even do? Why are they all angry, crazy or lesbian? […]

April 19, 2010

I’ll never forget my first time. My mother had been hounding me for two years to go. Finally, after a rant about how I could have cervical cancer and not know about it, I made an appointment with my doctor and dropped my pants. My first cervical smear was interesting, for lack of a better […]

March 15, 2010

Shave or wax? These seemingly simple options can cause quite a stir among the female community. Is shaving too harsh? What about the rash? Doesn’t it hurt getting wax ripped off? And don’t even get me started on the possibility of ingrown hairs. For the slower thinkers out there, I’m talking about vaginas. In particular, […]

March 1, 2010

It’s hard being a woman. Sure, we’ve got the boobs and the wiles and the free entry to Mermaids on Tuesday, but we’ve also got the pay equity issues and the being silenced and the bloating once a month for, like, a week. In her first year after graduating, a woman will get paid on […]

August 10, 2009

Kia ora everyone, my name is Caitlin Dunham and I am your new Women’s Rights Officer. Thank you to all who voted for me and I hope I do you justice! As WRO, I plan to continue the amazing work done by Kassie and organize lots of fun campaigns and Women’s Group events. Women’s Group […]

July 21, 2009

On the weekend of 10 to 12 July, UniQ Victoria hosted the annual UniQ Aotearoa conference, where representatives of different UniQ groups came to meet from around the country to discuss issues facing queer students and the wider community. A series of workshops were held, starting with Dr Alison Laurie’s ‘Queering New Zealand’ lecture, which […]

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