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Flat White

Men in women’s prisons is a human rights violation

17 October 2022

10:00 AM

17 October 2022

10:00 AM

On Sunday September 11, I – and around 30 other Victorian women – gathered on Parliament steps in Melbourne to protest one of the most abhorrent consequences of Victoria’s transgender laws: the housing of violent male sex offenders in women’s prisons.

A trans-identified male attacked a woman in broad daylight in the inner-city suburb of Richmond, demanding that she ‘lie down and have sex’ with him.

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