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Domestic violence becoming 'greatest social epidemic of our time'

Domestic violence becoming 'greatest social epidemic of our time' | Domestic Violence | Scoop.it
A global report showing that Australia has one of the lowest rates of violence against women is hardly a cause for celebration, according to social welfare groups.

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Booze ban issued for WA community

Booze ban issued for WA community | Domestic Violence | Scoop.it
AN alcohol ban has been formally imposed on the Aboriginal community of Warralong in Western Australia's Pilbara region.
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About: Banning alcohol leads to lower rates of domestic violence

 

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Dowry-related violence sparks calls for law reform

Dowry-related violence sparks calls for law reform | Domestic Violence | Scoop.it
Fears that dowry-related violence in Australia’s Indian community is on the rise have prompted calls to change laws to protect women.
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About: Dowry-related domestic violence trends in the Australian-Indian community.

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'Safe Sistas' scheme helps Indigenous girls escape domestic violence - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

'Safe Sistas' scheme helps Indigenous girls escape domestic violence - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Domestic Violence | Scoop.it
A program to help Indigenous girls break out of a cycle of domestic violence in Queensland's southern inland is being hailed a success.
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Domestic violence charges against former DOCS chief to be dropped

Domestic violence charges against former DOCS chief to be dropped | Domestic Violence | Scoop.it
Domestic violence charges levelled at the former Family and Community Services boss Jim Moore are set to be withdrawn next week, with his alleged victim telling police she would not give evidence against him.

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Includes: Public figure case study - Jim Moore

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Geelong assaults soar 27.7 per cent

Geelong assaults soar 27.7 per cent | Domestic Violence | Scoop.it
ASSAULTS have skyrocketed 27.7 per cent in Geelong during the past financial year.
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Place: Geelong, Victoria

About: Assault rates increase in Geelong

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Providing Help for Sexual or Domestic Violence Victims | Pro Bono Australia

Providing Help for Sexual or Domestic Violence Victims | Pro Bono Australia | Domestic Violence | Scoop.it
A national sexual assault and domestic violence counselling service has created a website to ensure all workplaces are aware of colleagues or employees who might be victims.
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Includes: 1800RESPECT campaign, statistics

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Domestic violence rates continue to rise | 3AW Radio

Domestic violence rates continue to rise | 3AW Radio | Domestic Violence | Scoop.it
Listen and watch live talk back radio portal, gathering national and local news in Australia. 3AW, 2UE, 6PR and 4BC. Come and have your say, watch the live news.
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