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Human Rights Law Centre’s executive director, Hugh de Kretser, and lawyer, Alina Leikin, taking questions from the media when the Centre took legal action to move children from a maximum-security adult prison to age-appropriate facilities

Human Rights Law Centre uses strategic legal action, policy solutions, and advocacy to eliminate inequality and injustice and build a fairer, more compassionate society.

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Melbourne, Australia

Focus Areas

refugee and asylum seeker rights, aboriginal rights, women’s reproductive rights, youth justice

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UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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#5 Gender Equality

#10 Reduced Inequalities

#12 Responsible Consumption and Production

#17 Partnerships for the Goals

#3 Good Health and Well-being

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