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

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SBS, 23 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...

Film Screening for White Ribbon Day: The Mask You Live In

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Award winning filmmaker Jennifer Siebel Newsom follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating society’s narrow definition of masculinity. SHine SA and White Ribbon Australia invite you to a screening of The Mask You Live In on the eve of White Ribbon Day. We would love to see lots of you there to support this fundraiser event. When: Tuesday 24th November...

White Ribbon anti-violence ambassador stood down in wake of ‘slap’ comment furore

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ABC News, 22 September, 2015 The Northern Territory Attorney-General has been stood down as an ambassador for White Ribbon Australia, after saying he was “tempted to slap” a woman in Parliament. John Elferink told the Parliament on Wednesday night “I’m really tempted to give her a slap right now … figuratively speaking”, referring to Natasha Fyles, the Labor...

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