A long-awaited report has recommended a royal commission into sexual abuse allegations at ADFA in Canberra.
Child rights groups says up to 10 million girls around the world are forced into marriage before their 18th birthday every year.

Attack on Perth mosque condemned

The Imam of a Perth mosque has condemned an attack on the building.
Dozens of high profile Australians have lent their voices to a campaign aimed at helping free children from immigration detention centres. 
A new report has found that a third of companies in Australia have no women in key management jobs.
A new report is calling for an end to impunity over rape and sexual violence against women in the DRC.
Passage of the proposed changes to the 2007 Australian Citizenship Act didn't proceed as smoothly as the government would have liked. 
The police officer at the centre of violent race-based unrest in the United States has spoken publicly for the first time.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott is being urged to remove Defence Minister David Johnston from his portfolio.
The Pope has strongly criticised European institutions, calling them aloof and insensitive.
A leading international expert on infectious diseases believes the presence of bubonic plague in Madagascar won't reach the proportions of Ebola in parts of west...
Health experts say challenges remain in eradicating polio in international conflict zones, despite impressive gains seen in parts of Africa.
The Therapeutic Goods Administration is receiving submissions on a proposal to offer oral contraceptives for women without a prescription.

Perth men dream of life on Mars

SBS Perth correspondent Ryan Emery meets two men who are hoping to be chosen for an international relocation project to Mars.
A specialist in counter-terrorism is backing calls for the reappointment of a watchdog to monitor the impact of new national security laws.

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Marriage? I think I'll wait

Despite a rise in Australia's population, fewer people are getting married, they're waiting longer to tie the knot, and they're shunning traditional ceremonies.
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