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Sending young men to prison won't make you safer

Sending young men to prison won't make you safer | domestic violence - legal studies | Scoop.it
Alcohol-fuelled violence in New South Wales is at a decade low, but that may not remain the case under the new one punch laws announced by Premier Barry O'Farrell.

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Husband gets 17 years for two decades of brutality

Husband gets 17 years for two decades of brutality | domestic violence - legal studies | Scoop.it
A man who subjected his wife to two decades of abuse, including attacking her with a cattle prod, has been sentenced to at least ten years in jail.

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Claire Stalmachowski's curator insight, September 3, 2013 12:01 AM

Case: Catherine and Kevin Smith

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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 - legal studies | 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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Domestic violence rates continue to rise | 3AW Radio

Domestic violence rates continue to rise | 3AW Radio | domestic violence - legal studies | 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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Anna Hamoy's curator insight, September 1, 2013 7:10 PM

Place: Victoria

Includes: Statistics

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Booze ban issued for WA community

Booze ban issued for WA community | domestic violence - legal studies | 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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Domestic violence charges against former DOCS chief to be dropped

Domestic violence charges against former DOCS chief to be dropped | domestic violence - legal studies | 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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Providing Help for Sexual or Domestic Violence Victims | Pro Bono Australia

Providing Help for Sexual or Domestic Violence Victims | Pro Bono Australia | domestic violence - legal studies | 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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13 Companies Drop Facebook Advertising Over Domestic Violence Content #VAWA

13 Companies Drop Facebook Advertising Over Domestic Violence Content #VAWA | domestic violence - legal studies | Scoop.it
Last week, activists launched a campaign that urged companies to boycott Facebook advertising because the social media network allows users to post images of domestic violence against women, while banning advertisements about women’s health.

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Sarah LittleRedfeather Kalmanson's curator insight, May 28, 2013 9:22 AM

Last week, activists launched a campaign that urged companies to boycott Facebook advertising because the social media network allows users to post images of domestic violence against women, while banning advertisements about women’s health. More than a dozen companies have pulled their advertising as a result, including online bank Nationwide UK, Nissan UK, and J Street.

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Domestic violence becoming 'greatest social epidemic of our time'

Domestic violence becoming 'greatest social epidemic of our time' | domestic violence - legal studies | 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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Violence in Sydney: Young men, alcohol and hot summer nights

Violence in Sydney: Young men, alcohol and hot summer nights | domestic violence - legal studies | Scoop.it
Another teenager is fighting for his life in an intensive care unit after being assaulted in Kings Cross. If news broadcasts are anything to go by, it seems hardly a day goes by without someone being seriously assaulted in Sydney's CBD.

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Wife killer Kenneth Pickett sentenced to life in jail

Wife killer Kenneth Pickett sentenced to life in jail | domestic violence - legal studies | 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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Three days, three AVOs, but courts let Codie Alexanda go

Three days, three AVOs, but courts let Codie Alexanda go | domestic violence - legal studies | Scoop.it
HER family never thought it would come to this.
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Sophia Carroll's curator insight, September 1, 2013 7:43 PM

HIghlights the ineffectiveness of ADVO'S in this case

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Geelong assaults soar 27.7 per cent

Geelong assaults soar 27.7 per cent | domestic violence - legal studies | 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

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'Modern women have the right to choose their own destiny': judge jails wife killer for 20 years

'Modern women have the right to choose their own destiny': judge jails wife killer for 20 years | domestic violence - legal studies | Scoop.it
A man who beat and stabbed his wife to death, claiming she provoked him by demanding a divorce, has been sentenced to at least 16 years in jail with a judge declaring "modern women have the right to chose their own destiny".
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Domestic violence and family law - Child Family Community Australia


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Comment on reforms to improve the response to domestic violence - Great Lakes Advocate

Comment on reforms to improve the response to domestic violence - Great Lakes Advocate | domestic violence - legal studies | Scoop.it
Comment on reforms to improve the response to domestic violence Great Lakes Advocate DOMESTIC violence affects one-third of all Australian woman over the age of 15, and the Great Lakes area is among those feeling the pinch of insufficient services...

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Saudi Arabia cabinet passes ban on domestic violence

Saudi Arabia cabinet passes ban on domestic violence | domestic violence - legal studies | Scoop.it

Saudi Arabia's cabinet has passed a ban on domestic violence and other forms of abuse against women for the first time in the Kingdom's history.


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