3.When the inquiry into transvaginal mesh implants concluded that the thousands of Australian women suffering "devastating complications" from the devices had been "ignored" and "let down" by health professionals and regulatory bodies, and the surgery should only be performed as a "last resort".
6.When we surpassed the number of women who last year died violent deaths in Australia (53) by the first week of October. By December 15, 68 women had died this year due to violence according to feminist organisation Destroy the Joint’s ongoing research project Counting Dead Women.
7.When a far-right nationalist targeted Sky News journalist Laura Jayes and said he "might as well have raped" her on air because the outrage over his interview would have been the same. Other female reporters then described the abuse they cop online.
9.When former prime minister Tony Abbott said it would be a "politically correct mistake" to remove the tax on tampons. "Look, once you start having these sorts of exemptions, where does it end? Where does it end?” he asked.
16.When that same politician perpetuated myth after myth about abortion.
17.When opinion and lifestyle website Mamamia published (and later deleted) an article about post-abortion syndrome (PAS), a condition that is oft-cited by anti-choice groups but discredited by medical organisations.
18.When a Sydney police officer admitted in court to calling Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young and threatening to rape her child.