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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 | 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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Abuse survivor shares story to kick-start National Domestic Violence Awareness ... - Downtown Devil

Abuse survivor shares story to kick-start National Domestic Violence Awareness ... - Downtown Devil | Domestic Violence | Scoop.it
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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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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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Sophia Carroll's curator insight, September 1, 2013 7:43 PM

HIghlights the ineffectiveness of ADVO'S in this case

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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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'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 drive up Victorian crime rate

Domestic violence drive up Victorian crime rate | Domestic Violence | Scoop.it
VICTORIA's crime rate has continued to rise over the past year, spurred on by a significant increase in domestic violence, police statistics released today show.
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Rates of Crime has increased by 1.6%

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New trial ordered for Marissa Alexander, who got 20 years | firstcoastnews.com

New trial ordered for Marissa Alexander, who got 20 years | firstcoastnews.com | Domestic Violence | Scoop.it
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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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Saudi Arabia cabinet passes ban on domestic violence

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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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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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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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Domestic violence charges against former DOCS chief to be dropped

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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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Place: Australia

Includes: Public figure case study - Jim Moore

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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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Shows the reasons why women do not pursue cases or matters. 

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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 is becoming prevalent in society

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