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

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, arrive 6pm for a 6:30pm start. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with a panel of experts.

Where: Mercury Cinema, 13 Morphett St, Adelaide

Cost: Cost $20 (Student/Concession $15)

Find out more about the film here and buy tickets here:

Watch trailer below

For more information, contact Gemma on or 8300 5321

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White Ribbon Film Flyer


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

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 Member for Nightcliff, after she interjected during a debate.

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  • read the White Ribbon press release here