Jo is a proud feminist, fighting for equal opportunity for women. She is passionate about ending sexual assault on our university and TAFE campuses, advancing womens' reproductive rights and fighting for affordable quality child-care. 

Women

This Thursday marks the Cancer Council's Pink Ribbon Day, dedicated to raising awareness and funds to tackle breast and gynaecological cancers.

October 22, 2019

Women

I spoke on the final vote of the Abortion Law Reform Act, decriminalising abortion after more than a century of inaction.

September 26, 2019

Women

I spoke on the women of Dulwich Hill Bicycle club and their work in advancing gender equality.

September 19, 2019

Women

I congratulated Nina Funnell on being named Journalist of the Year at the Women in Media Awards.

September 17, 2019

Women

Fighting for a woman's right to choose is one of the reasons I stand here today as an elected representative. I believe in my heart that women and their doctors are best placed to make decisions about their reproductive health; in fact, I think they are the only ones who should make those decisions.

August 06, 2019

Women

Inner West MP’s Jo Haylen and Penny Sharpe MLC have joined forces with Independent MP Alex Greenwich and Nationals MP Trevor Khan MLC to draft historic legislation to remove abortion from the NSW criminal code.

August 01, 2019

Women

A question to the Minister for Skills and Tertiary Education representing the Minister for Education and Early Childhood Learning.

 

July 30, 2019

Women

It is a pleasure to be with you this morning to discuss a topic that is close to my heart - women’s leadership – particularly at a time when our community both at home and globally is looking for certainty, for direction. Now, perhaps more than ever we are craving clear brave leadership.

July 23, 2019

Women

NSW Labor Leader, Michael Daley, has today announced that Labor will provide an extra 200 specialist domestic violence housing places for women and children, as part of an additional $158 million package, if elected in March.

February 26, 2019

Women

It is with great regret that I acknowledged the passing of Ann Symonds, a member of the Legislative Council from 1982 to 1998 and hero to Labor women.

December 21, 2018