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Men have a vital role to play in the anti-domestic violence movement, advocates say

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 9th October 2019 -  White Ribbon Australia has shut down, but community groups say engaging with men remains an important component of the movement to end violence against women.

White Ribbon closes down amid financial turmoil

Luke Michael, Thursday, 3rd October 2019 -  White Ribbon Australia is closing its doors for good, with the charity announcing it has gone into liquidation.

Outrage over funding for couples counselling in domestic violence package

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 30th July 2019 -  The Senate has passed a motion criticising the government’s plan to fund couples counselling for abuse perpetrators and their victims. 

Gender inequality to be fixed by the next generation

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 22nd May 2019 -  Young people are being encouraged to play an active role in promoting respectful relationships after research found one in seven young Australians believe a man would be justified to force sex if the woman initiated the act, but then changed her mind

Equal blame? The dangers of couples counselling in a domestic violence situation

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 16th May 2019 -  Jane sat in a room across from a counsellor and her aggressor.

NSW bolsters domestic violence efforts with Our Watch membership

Luke Michael, Friday, 10th May 2019 -  New South Wales has been lauded for taking a new approach to prevent family violence after becoming the final Australian state to join the Our Watch initiative.

Why Doesn’t She Leave?

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 8th March 2018 -  The question most commonly asked by people trying to understand domestic violence is why doesn’t she just leave? But this is not only a question with a complicated answer, it is the wrong question to ask, writes Wendy Williams.
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