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

Question on Notice to the Minister for Family and Community Services, Minister for Social Housing and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault regarding funding for community legal centres to provide specialised domestic and family services.

September 21, 2017

Women

Question on Notice to the Minister for Family and Community Services, Minister for Social Housing and Minister for the Prevention  of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault regarding rape and domestic violence services.

September 21, 2017

Women

That this House:

  1. Notes the extraordinary work of Rape and Domestic Violence Services Australia (RDVSA) which provides specialist sexual assault and domestic violence trauma counselling services for the national 1800 RESPECT line.

September 20, 2017

Women

The NSW Parliament has today moved an historic motion that supports the right of women to make the choice that is right for them, including the right to access safe, legal abortion.

The historic motion in support of women’s right to access legal, safe abortion was unanimously supported by Australia’s oldest parliament.

August 10, 2017

Women

Like many in this House, I support a woman’s right to make choices about their own reproductive health. The Government blocked me from giving this speech in Parliament last week.

August 10, 2017

Women

Jo Haylen MP, Member for Summer Hill, today expressed her ongoing support for the young women, activists and students fighting for action on the issue of sexual assault on campus, in light of the Australian Human Rights Commission report released yesterday.

 

August 02, 2017

Women

The NSW Labor Opposition has pledged to work with all stakeholders to address the recommendations of the Australian Human Rights Commission’s Change the Course: National Report on Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment at Australian Universities.

 

August 01, 2017

Women

Jo Haylen, Member for Summer Hill, today welcomed the Minister for Education’s acknowledgement of the toxic culture at residential university colleges and that the Government would review the Acts that govern them. 

June 03, 2017

Women

Jo Haylen, Member for Summer Hill, is calling on the Minister for Education, Rob Stokes, to add his voice to those calling for an end to the misogynistic culture of St Paul’s College and immediately move to review and update the governing Acts of all residential colleges to meet community expectations in 2017.

May 31, 2017

Women

The Crimes Amendment (Intimate Images) Bill 2017 makes it an offence to, first, record an intimate image without consent; secondly, distribute such an image without the express consent of the person recorded; and, thirdly, threaten to record or distribute an intimate image without consent. 

May 31, 2017