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Towards a Safe Place: Raising Awareness of Domestic Violence in LGBTIQA+ Communities (resource)

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Catalyst Foundation, 2019 The Towards a Safe Place project has created resources for LGBTIQA+ communities to use both as individuals or in communities to support and inform at risk individuals of available services and supports in relation to Domestic Violence and to increase awareness and understanding of Domestic Violence and its impact within LGBTIQA+ communities. We have worked closely...

One in six Australian women experience abuse before they are 15, data shows

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Australian Associated Press, Wed 5 Jun 2019 09.04 AEST Damning new data about Australia’s rates of domestic and sexual violence reveal that one in six women experience abuse before they are 15 and one woman is killed by her partner every nine days. Based on national population surveys and set against a backdrop of declines in overall violence, rates of partner violence and sexual violence have...

New digital resource on revenge po*rn & cyberbullying in SA

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The Law Society, 2 November 2016 The Law Society and University of Adelaide have launched a new digital cyberbullying resource which deals with new revenge porn laws that came into force in SA on Friday. A cyberbullying section has been added to the app Out of Bounds (previously called The Naked Truth), which also explains the laws surrounding unlawful sexual intercourse and sexting. The new...

Why are reports of domestic violence often framed around the alleged perpetrator’s story?

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Daily Life, April 5, 2016 In its recently updated guidelines on family and domestic violence reporting, the Australian Press Council urges that words matter: “Publications should be mindful of the language they use and try to avoid terms that tend to trivialise, demean or inadvertently excuse family violence, such as ‘a domestic’, a ‘domestic dispute’ or ‘a...

The women abandoned to their online abusers

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Guardian, 11 April 2016 They face harassment including death threats and racist abuse. Why are social media sites and police unable or unwilling to tackle the problem? For the past 16 months, Suzanne Fernandes has been targeted online with racial abuse, pornography and death threats. The two individuals she believes are responsible share many similarities: an interest in far-right politics, an...

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