Malala Yousafzai was shot in the face by the Taliban six years ago in an attempt to silence her activism for girls' education. Since then, she has gone on to help girls all around the world.
Unions and labour rights experts call on rubber glove retailer Ansell to step up efforts to protect migrant workers at Top Glove factories in Malaysia that supply products to the Australian company.
Part one of a two-part ABC News investigation uncovers allegations by workers at Malaysian-listed company Top Glove, which supplies products to Australian company Ansell, about excessive overtime and hefty recruitment fees that have kept them in debt bondage.
Sayed Rabbani fled Afghanistan as a young boy in 2001. He spent his teenage years in refugee camps before being granted asylum in Australia. Now he says every moment children are kept on Nauru causes more suffering, which will haunt them for the rest of their lives.
The Human Rights Commission wants employers to temporarily lift confidentiality agreements so that workers can give evidence to its ongoing inquiry into workplace sexual harassment.
Experts and community leaders had warned of the dangers of a public vote on same-sex marriage but their advice fell on deaf ears. We're still living with the consequences, writes Joshua Badge.
Australian nun and human rights campaigner Patricia Fox she has mixed feelings about returning to Australia after being deported from the Philippines.
Former attorney-general George Brandis says he expects there will be no children of refugees and asylum seekers on Nauru by the end of the year, as senior doctors warn of increasing mental health problems.