Today, the current Commonwealth Government, and State and Territory Governments, announced a commitment to a joint strategy and launched the National Plan to to end violence against women and children. One question that can only be answered in time is whether inclusive and representative data and the stories and testimonies contributed by victim/survivors and others with lived experience of being affected by domestic and family violence will be centred as legislators, policymakers, and peak bodies develop budgets, programs, and reforms.
Resources, Support Services, Counselling, Helplines, Crisis Support, and More For people living with or experiencing domestic, family, relational, sexual violence or abuse. Some services and Resources also provide support for those who have escaped the situation or relationship. Many services also provide support to those who know or suspect someone… Read More »Domestic, family, relational, gender-based violence or abuse
Anthology Introduced by Liz Byrski Authors: Anne Aly, Nadine Browne, Nandi Chinna, Claire G. Coleman, Carrie Cox, Eva Cox, Sarah Drummond, Carly Findlay, Goldie Goldbloom, Rafeif Ismail, Margot Kingston, Jay Martin, Meg McKinley, Olivia Muscat, Mihaela Nicolescu, Renee Pittitt-Schipp, Fiona Stanley, Victoria Midwinter Pitt, Jane Underwood, Julienne van Loon This… Read More »Book Review: Women of a Certain Rage
Permission The current conversation in Australia (and beyond) is fraught with damaging perspectives, underlying assumptions, and riddled with mythologies about the domestic terrorism that is the experience of intimate partner violence (which includes emotional, mental, religious, financial, verbal, sexual, and the more often visible and broadly understood physical forms of… Read More »Giving to myself