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“I was basically thinking I'll have to leave in a body bag,” Ms Carro said. - ‎21 hours ago‎
Ms Carro supports a call by campaigners for the Federal Government to match the Victorian Government's $572 million domestic violence funding, recommended by the Royal Commission into Family Violence, on a pro rata national basis - meaning $4 ...

Former Frankston mayor Sandra Mayer finds catharsis in song about domestic violence

The Age - ‎19 hours ago‎
Mayer, who is donating half of all profits from sales of her song to domestic violence prevention and intervention programs, can't wait.

Cairns residents to light candles in honour of domestic violence victims

The Cairns Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
Far North police domestic and family violence co-odinator Sergeant Larissa Flood said it was a chance to honour the memory of the three victims - two from Gordonvale and one from Pormpuraaw - and others affected by domestic violence around the region.

Shining a light on family violence victims

The Advertiser - ‎10 hours ago‎
On Wednesday night, they and many others will be remembered at a candle lighting ceremony in Elder Park organised by the SA Coalition of Women's Domestic Violence Services. Coalition co-chairwoman Maria Hagias said it would be a chance for family ...
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Police: Man killed trying to intervene in domestic violence

CBS News - ‎6 hours ago‎
DALLAS -- Officials say when a retired Marine witnessed a woman get shot by her husband, he pulled out his own gun and attempted to stop the man from getting away, but was then shot and killed by the suspect, reports CBS DFW.
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Can an App Stop Domestic Violence?

Daily Beast - ‎17 hours ago‎
In February 2014, Greg Anderson murdered his 11-year-old son, Luke Batty, after a cricket practice just outside of Melbourne. This came after years of domestic violence towards Rosie Batty, Luke's mother. She called the horrific deed “the final act of ...

Light a candle at Mackay domestic violence vigil

myPolice (press release) (blog) - ‎2 hours ago‎
Speakers will include Mackay District Superintendent Bruce McNab and Mrs Jude Marshall, Service Manager from the Domestic Violence Resource Service. The ceremony will be held in Whitsunday at the Airlie Beach Market area between 5.30 and 6.30pm.

Call for community to 'dump' domestic violence

Whitsunday Times - ‎13 hours ago‎
Whitsunday Crisis and Counselling Service employees Steve Alexander, Jan Waetford and Poppy Annear are getting behind the 'Dump It' message this Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Lucy Smith ...
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A domestic violence survivor has launched a powerful attack on a Plaid candidate who criticised women's groups

WalesOnline - ‎5 hours ago‎
Ms Williams said she was “delighted” when the Welsh Labour Government brought the Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (Wales) Bill before the Assembly because it is a “ground-breaking act which will help ensure better ...

Long Beach man receives possibly longest sentence for domestic violence in city history

Long Beach Press Telegram - ‎3 hours ago‎
A Long Beach man received what City Prosecutor Doug Haubert is calling likely the longest misdemeanor domestic violence sentence in city history Tuesday.
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NY makes changes to combat domestic violence

NEWS10 ABC - ‎7 hours ago‎
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the state has changed its Domestic Incident Report. The report allows law enforcement officials to collect more detailed information to enhance investigations, improve officer safety, ...

Domestic abuse is thriving in China's culture of silence

Washington Post - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Li's parents do not believe there can be justice for victims of domestic violence. They've seen the system fail those without connections; they know a conviction can require clout.

Domestic violence leave written into City of Canning EBAs

Community Newspaper Group - ‎May 2, 2016‎
EMPLOYEES at the City of Canning will be entitled to domestic violence leave in a new enterprise bargaining agreement (EBA) passed by staff last Thursday .

North Melbourne footballer Ben Brown takes stand against domestic violence

Herald Sun - ‎May 2, 2016‎
“The more men we can have putting their hands up and acknowledging the problem with domestic violence in Australia the more it becomes a movement and we can prevent it.

Domestic Violence cases linked to love marriages: Case study

Deccan Chronicle - ‎13 minutes ago‎
Hyderabad: Most of the cases being registered in women police stations in the city under the Domestic Violence Act are connected to love marriages.

Domestic violence court in Sydney receives one year extension - ‎13 hours ago‎
The provincial government has provided $400,000 to continue a domestic violence court pilot project in Sydney for a year. Sydney-Whitney Pier Liberal MLA Derek Mombourquette delivered the news at a gathering at the Sydney Justice Centre.
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Tearrius George retiring from football after alleged domestic violence incident - ‎3 hours ago‎
In part, the new CFL policies include working with CFL teams when a report of domestic violence involving a CFL employee is received.

'This was domestic violence': One year after horrific murder-suicide in Tisdale, sister fighting for change

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - ‎May 2, 2016‎
“My sister, my nieces and my nephew were killed because of domestic violence. I feel like I owe them this,” Gross said sitting at a bustling Tim Hortons in her home of Nipawin.

Register: Join CBS4 for Race Away from Domestic Violence Run/Walk

WTTV CBS4Indy - ‎22 hours ago‎
CBS4 Indy is once again a proud sponsor of the Race Away from Domestic Violence 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, June 4. It's a great way to get fit and raise awareness and money to help end domestic violence. All funds raised will benefit the Indiana ...

Domestic violence and sports: What are the limits of fandom?

Royals Review - ‎6 hours ago‎
Until recently, domestic abuse incident were largely ignored in professional sports, but heinous crimes by NFL players have caused both that league and Major League Baseball to implement a domestic violence suspension program, that has already led to ...