Yvonne Abraham

Yvonne Abraham grew up in Sydney, Australia, and has been working at the Globe since 1999. She has covered national and local politics, immigration, and just about everything else over those years.

She has been a Metro columnist since 2007. She writes about local and national politics, the people who make Boston Boston, the ways in which big, abstract decisions affect the lives of actual people (especially women), and whatever else catches her eye.

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Yvonne Abraham

Football takes more hits

By , Globe Staff

It has been a horrendous week for football. So what are parents, cheering on their helmeted kids on brisk autumn afternoons, to do?

Yvonne Abraham

What the challengers would say to Mayor Walsh if they had a debate

By , Globe Columnist

With no debate planned, I offered all three challengers a chance to take Walsh to task on issues where they think he’s failing the people of Boston.

Charge dropped against Max Kennedy after loud party on Cape Cod

By Danny McDonald and , Globe Staff

The 52-year-old son of the late Robert F. Kennedy agreed to pay a $150 fine for violating a local noise bylaw, prosecutors said.

Yvonne Abraham

Campus rape solution remains elusive

By , Globe Columnist

Can we fix the policy without further stacking the deck against those who summon the courage to come forward and report an assault?