Q&A with the Conservative Leadership Foundation on my trip to Geneva and why I see myself as a conservative
Hi Andrea, how long have you been involved with conservative activism? When did you develop an interest and first get involved?
I have always been involved in speaking up for those who cannot speak up for them selves – whether that was for those with a mental illness, for those with a disability, for Indigenous people, for trafficked persons, for refugees, or for persecuted minorities, I have always been drawn to social justice advocacy.Read more
International Human Rights Day is on the 10 of December every year – commemorating the day in 1948 the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and this year the United Nations kicks off a year-long campaign to mark the up-coming 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights – the most translated document in the world.Read more
The Australian Federal Government is looking into human trafficking, slavery, orphanage tourism and even organ harvesting, but there is a dark side of the trafficking trade that they are ignoring: exploitation for the purposes of sexual servitude.
According to the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime 2016 Report on Human Trafficking, about 23,000 victims trafficked for sexual exploitation were detected and reported between 2012 and 2014.
It was recently reported that 53 Australians received organ transplants in China from 2001 to 2014, which was recently confirmed by Scott Ludlam via a question on notice to the minister for health.Read more
NSW Inquiry Into Human Trafficking and which organisations agree with the Nordic Model as a solution
Recently, Fighting for Justice Foundation had the opportunity to appear before the Select Committee on Human Trafficking in NSW for the inquiry into human trafficking in NSW.Read more
Fighting for Justice Foundation, along with the DPP, AFP, Anti Slavery Australia, the Salvation Army, child protection and other front line organisations at the invitation of the Commonwealth Attorney-Generals Department attended a forced Marriage round table discussion.Read more
Fighting for Justice Foundation joined our colleagues and like- minded organisations across Australia in Brisbane on 5-6 May at the Australian Summit Against Sexual Exploitation to tackle one of the greatest epidemics in our society today, and to be forward thinking on how we can end sexual exploitation in our lifetime.Read more
The Second International Conference on Non – Adversarial Justice addressing the integration of theory and practice held by the Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration Incorporated was a fruitful time of networking with the fathers of non adversarial jurisprudence, learning about pilot programs across the Nation and beyond, and to present a little of my research and proposed model of non adversarial theories applied to gender based violence victims, both as a rehabilitative and preventative diversionary model.Read more