Data shows one woman is killed by her partner in Australia every week


SBS23 Nov 2015 – Updated 25 Nov 2015

The latest data from the Australian Institute of Criminology says 47 women died from intimate partner homicide in 2011-12.

That equates to one woman dying from intimate partner homicide every seven-to-eight days in 2011-12.

On White Ribbon Day, Campaigners have called for a dramatic reduction in domestic-violence deaths and injuries, as 76 women have died at the hands of their partners in this year alone.

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By J Pope

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