Wednesday Jul 12, 2023

Sisters taking on the Hague: Gina and Rebecca talk challenging international law, domestic violence, and The Voice

Sometimes laws are created with the best of intents but end up causing disadvantage and harm. Gina and Rebecca are sisters, Gubbi Gubbi Wakka Wakka women, strong feminist women, women taking on international conventions. Gina and Rebecca's passion, drive, determination, and care for making the world a better place is so evident in this episode. If you're looking for some inspiration, here it is.

This podcast was developed with support from the Queensland University of Technology.


Jodi Death (it rhymes with “teeth”): @jodi_death

Kelsey Adams: @Kelsey_L_Adams

QUT Centre for Justice: @CrimeJusticeQUT

Content warning

Discussion of domestic violence, abuse; some brief descriptions of violent injuries from DV

Mentions and Show Notes

Gina’s PhD Thesis: The Impacts on the Lives of Women and Children Who Have Experienced Domestic and Family Violence and Been Subject to the Hague Convention Legal Process (2022)

QUT’s Centre for Justice

Most of the time, you mean “disadvantaged”, not “vulnerable”

Intergenerational trauma and the Stolen Generations

Cool burning, traditional burning, fuel reduction burning and back burning

Voice to Parliament

Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction


Gina’s interviews with ABC Radio and FiLiA

Her Hague Story

JSB224 - Understanding Trauma in Criminology (QUT)

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