Domestic Violence in the Media
Below are some of the latest news articles about domestic violence issues in Australia.
When a company like Gillette mainstream an existing idea that perhaps there is a better way, and broadcast it to a large, mainly male audience, it naturally leads to discomfort, backlash and issues around masculinity and identity. We have never spoken to a man who has changed his behaviour without a level of discomfort.
Currently, victims of domestic violence must give 14 days notice to break a fixed-term lease and face financial penalties for doing so, Rape and Domestic Violence Services Australia executive officer Karen Willis said.
A woman who escaped a violent partner four years ago still fears being found, so she exercises extreme caution on social media to stay hidden.
FOR every woman or man who has been a victim of domestic abuse, there are other people who also suffer greatly – their children. Thousands of Queensland children are affected by domestic violence each year with many displaced by the family trauma, some end up living in cars.
Posted June 21, 2018 10:57:26 I should not have been surprised to see the thousands-strong crowd at Princes Park on Monday night, gathered to mourn Eurydice Dixon. The genuine outpouring of grief makes sense when we consider how many people are affected by violence against women.
Updated June 15, 2018 18:10:28 South Australians worried they may be at risk of domestic or family violence will be able to get access to their partner’s criminal history from October, with the State Government to launch a year-long trial of “Clare’s Law”.
Updated June 28, 2018 09:58:38 “I wanted to end my life the day that our community allowed this man to cross-examine me in court.” Eleanor (not her real name) is a mother of four and a primary school teacher in regional Victoria.