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INTERACTIVE: Home truths on domestic violence

INTERACTIVE: Home truths on domestic violence | Domestic Violence | Scoop.it
A NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research map highlighting Bowen and Glenroi as violence hot spots does not tell the whole story of domestic abuse in Orange. 

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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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Anna Hamoy's curator insight, September 1, 2013 7:22 PM

Place: Australia

About: Dowry-related domestic violence trends in the Australian-Indian community.

Includes: Statistics, personal accounts (from victims of abuse)

 

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Wife killer Kenneth Pickett sentenced to life in jail

Wife killer Kenneth Pickett sentenced to life in jail | Domestic Violence | Scoop.it
A PERTH man will spend at least 20 years in jail for the murder of his estranged wife, the mother of his 13 children.

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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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Anna Hamoy's curator insight, September 1, 2013 7:28 PM

Place: Geelong, Victoria

About: Assault rates increase in Geelong

Includes: Statistics

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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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Anna Hamoy's curator insight, September 1, 2013 7:22 PM

Place: Australia

About: Dowry-related domestic violence trends in the Australian-Indian community.

Includes: Statistics, personal accounts (from victims of abuse)

 

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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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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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Anna Hamoy's curator insight, September 1, 2013 7:39 PM

Place: Australia

Includes: Public figure case study - Jim Moore

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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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Domestic violence drives state crime rate higher, Victoria Police say

Domestic violence drives state crime rate higher, Victoria Police say | Domestic Violence | Scoop.it
Family violence continues to drive the state crime rate, with the second consecutive increase in annual offending attributed to a police crackdown on trouble in the home.
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St Kilda Mums helps mothers escaping domestic violence

St Kilda Mums helps mothers escaping domestic violence | Domestic Violence | Scoop.it
THE St Kilda Mums charity supplies baby essentials to mothers who have fled domestic violence empty-handed.

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30 years of hell: woman tells of torture and rape by former husband | smh.com.au

30 years of hell: woman tells of torture and rape by former husband | smh.com.au | Domestic Violence | Scoop.it

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Three days, three AVOs, but courts let Codie Alexanda go

Three days, three AVOs, but courts let Codie Alexanda go | Domestic Violence | Scoop.it
HER family never thought it would come to this.

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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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Anna Hamoy's curator insight, September 1, 2013 7:19 PM

Place: Australia

Includes: 1800RESPECT campaign, statistics

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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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Anna Hamoy's curator insight, September 1, 2013 7:37 PM

Place: Western Australia

About: Banning alcohol leads to lower rates of domestic violence

 

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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 case: Actor Om Puri arrested, released on bail

Domestic violence case: Actor Om Puri arrested, released on bail | Domestic Violence | Scoop.it
Noted actor Om Puri was on Saturday arrested for allegedly assaulting his wife, and later released on a bail bond, police said.
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Domestic violence charges dropped against former DOCS boss Jim Moore - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Domestic violence charges dropped against former DOCS boss Jim Moore - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Domestic Violence | Scoop.it
Domestic violence charges against the former head of the New South Wales Department of Family and Community Services have been withdrawn.
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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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