Ronli is a senior lecturer in the Faculty of Law and a Deputy Director of the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law. She completed an LLM in International Legal Studies as a Hauser Scholar at NYU School of Law and a PhD at Monash University. Ronli’s research focus is on the intersection of reproductive health / rights and the law at both the international and domestic level. She has published extensively on abortion, involuntary sterilisation and surrogacy. Her book, Reproductive Freedom, Torture and International Human Rights: Challenging the Masculinisation of Torture (Routledge, 2014) conceptualises restrictions on reproductive freedom within the framework of torture discourse. Other recent publications include co-editing a Special Issue of the Griffith Law Review focusing on “Gender, Health and the Law”.
Ronli Sifris's Articles
Abortion clinics: validating ‘safe access zones’
The High Court has unanimously affirmed that abortion clinic safe access zones comply with the Constitution.
Do anti-abortion protest laws limit free speech?
A High Court hearing is set to decide the constitutional validity of "safe access zone" legislation.