Royal Commission into Family Violence, March 2016 Volume 5 of the Royal Commission into Family Violence Report & Recommendations has been released and covers the following populations: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, Older people, Culturally and linguistically diverse communities, Faith communities, LGBTI communities, People with disabilities, Male victims, Rural...
Why is sexual assault still often missing from the focus on violence against women?
Croakey, March 23, 2016
Let’s talk about sex(ual assault)….
No? Not interested? Not palatable? With the release of the report and recommendations of the Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence, it’s timely to reflect on the many forms of violence that women experience and to ponder why we still don’t feel comfortable talking about sexual assault.
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Royal Commission into Family Violence releases releases 227 recommendations
The Royal Commission into Family Violence report was tabled in Parliament on Wednesday, 30 March 2016. On Sunday, 22 February 2015, the Governor of Victoria appointed a Chair and two Deputy Commissioners to the Royal Commission into Family Violence. As specified in its terms of reference, the Commission’s task was to identify the most effective ways to: – prevent family violence –...