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Domestic violence victims with intellectual disability often turned away or not investigated

ABC Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
TONY EASTLEY: Women with an intellectual disability are almost 70 per cent more likely to be victims of domestic violence, but they are often overlooked by shelters and support services because their needs are seen as too complicated.

NSW domestic violence systems concern after Newcastle woman's complaint

Bay Post/Moruya Examiner - ‎7 hours ago‎
A WOMAN fleeing domestic violence chose her car rather than a NSW Government-referred “last resort” Newcastle hotel room in March, prompting questions about a system that puts traumatised women in emergency accommodation with men, including men ...

Calls for more domestic violence early intervention programs in schools

SBS - ‎1 hour ago‎
The RESPECT program teaches young students about fostering respectful relationships with women and girls, encouraging them to stand up against family violence. It's an initiative of the Bankstown Youth Development Service and is federally funded ...

Union-backed ex-cop Guy Felton sentenced for domestic violence on wife, son

Herald Sun - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The abusive thug had originally pleaded not guilty to 11 assault charges, but abandoned his County Court trial after agreeing to plead guilty to just two instances of domestic violence. His estranged wife, who cannot be named, claimed the Police ...

Greens announce $5 billion pledge to tackle domestic violence - ‎20 hours ago‎
Domestic violence victims would get paid leave and men would undergo behaviour-change programs under a $5 billion plan by the Greens.

Human Rights Commission asked Cash to relent on domestic violence leave

The Canberra Times - ‎May 24, 2016‎
A plea from the Human Rights Commission for the Coalition government to relent on its hard line on specific domestic violence leave for public servants has been rejected. Minister for women Michaelia Cash said public servants have enough access to ...

Canberra domestic violence prevention program in helps bystanders interrupt abuse

ABC Online - ‎May 24, 2016‎
A new program is empowering bystanders to recognise and intervene in domestic violence abuse situations. The MATE program, launched with workshops for the AIDS Action Council, has been designed to teach community members how to recognise abuse ...

I wondered how domestic violence was kept a secret. Now I know - ‎May 24, 2016‎
How did it exist as just a secret disturbance in the community, rather than a national problem? And how could we have let it be so bad for so long?

Domestic violence now no longer a 'hush hush' topic

Whitsunday Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
DOMESTIC Violence Awareness month is coming to a close and Sue Manthey has been impressed with the level of support from the Whitsunday community.
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Woman Wearing 'Stop Domestic Violence' Shirt Charged with Menacing Her Husband With a Gun

Jezebel - ‎16 hours ago‎
This week in the bad kind of irony, a woman was arrested for menacing her husband with a gun, accused of firing it in their bedroom while they argued.

Public service victims supported, but domestic violence 'inevitable': John Lloyd

The Canberra Times - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Public servants who suffer domestic violence are given all the support and help they need, according to the service's workplace authority.

Macarthur domestic violence centre receives funding to help more women

Wollondilly Advertiser - ‎9 hours ago‎
Ms Callaghan said the women who approached the centre were in a state of need and were unable to stay in their home because of domestic violence, financial stress, drug and alcohol dependence or mental health. “We will be able to provide immediate ...

Should Domestic Violence Victims Go To Prison For Killing Their Abusers?

Huffington Post - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Other domestic violence survivors, she knew, were not so lucky. They were sent to prison for decades. It was up to her, she decided, to try to change that.

Domestic Violence and Guns

My Jewish Learning - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Over the past several decades, we have made great progress in moving beyond the days when domestic violence was considered a “family matter” and deliberately ignored by police, courts, and communities.

Women at domestic violence shelter showered with gifts

Gladstone Observer - ‎May 24, 2016‎
WOMEN currently living in the domestic violence shelter in Gladstone received a soft, warm surprise on Tuesday night. The Gladstone Quota Club donated $500 worth of bed linen and towels to the shelter run by Ozcare, to help women in need rebuild their ...
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Domestic violence is our society's scourge

Newcastle Herald - ‎May 24, 2016‎
There is little doubt that attitudes against domestic violence have hardened in recent years, meaning, in theory at least, that fewer women should be in danger than was once the case.
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Battered by younger brother, Nollywood actress condemns domestic violence

Vanguard - ‎20 hours ago‎
I cry out against domestic violence,and I will always do. But how does one handle this? When the culprit is my own blood? Today I cut the tie between us,with no regrets!
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Police chief assists in domestic violence call at home of mayor's aide

WRCB-TV - ‎21 hours ago‎
Chattanooga Chief of Police Fred Fletcher assisted Mayor Andy Berke's senior advisor after a domestic violence incident that led to her husband's arrest early Saturday morning.

Gala of hope to unmask violence

The West Australian - ‎May 24, 2016‎
“The reality of domestic violence is so brutal, it is so devastating. But if that is all we hear, how will the people who are in that situation ever see that there is hope?

Ohio domestic violence victims may be able to keep addresses private

Dayton Daily News - ‎12 hours ago‎
Legislation that would shield the addresses of victims of domestic violence, stalking and other crimes from use by government agencies has cleared the Ohio Senate.