Domestic violence

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‘Is this a real rape?’: female officers detail misogynistic culture within Queensland police
Exclusive: submissions by women to inquiry describe sexist comments and sexual harassment, affecting responses to domestic violence

Ben Smee

03, Jul, 2022 @5:30 PM

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‘Young people are invisible’: family violence survivors falling through cracks at crisis services
Many teens and young adults are caught between systems for supporting adults and the child protection system

Stephanie Convery

02, Jul, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Police failed to adequately investigate deaths of four Indigenous women, former officer says
Exclusive: Submission to state inquiry alleges Queensland police routinely hid domestic violence failures from coroner

Ben Smee

02, Jul, 2022 @8:00 PM

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How two cases shocked Queensland into action on domestic violence
The horrific murders of Hannah Clarke and Doreen Langham mobilised public opinion and a drive for change, experts say

Eden Gillespie

01, Jul, 2022 @8:00 PM

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UK cost of living crisis putting strain on domestic abuse refuges, says charity
Rising prices have created greater demand for sanctuary and made it more difficult for people to leave

Geneva Abdul

01, Jul, 2022 @7:44 AM

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Watchdogs condemn police response to domestic abuse claims against officers
Joint inquiry hears evidence of officers in England and Wales using their status to deter victims from making reports

Jamie Grierson

30, Jun, 2022 @12:14 PM

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Families of murder victims Hannah Clarke and Doreen Langham join call for specialist police stations
‘Women have had enough,’ says Prof Kerry Carrington, who has been advocating for domestic violence stations since 2015

Eden Gillespie

29, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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‘This is another pandemic’: a female survivor of domestic abuse in China speaks out
Chinese cyberspace is filled with videos showing violence against women and activists say only real social change will stop the abuse

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

17, Jun, 2022 @2:00 AM

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The Melbourne psychiatrist fighting dowry abuse: ‘Women are not sitting and taking it’
Manjula Datta O’Connor has been advocating for victims for years, but only when she wrote a book did she understood the oppression in her own past

Bronwyn Adcock

10, Jun, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Labor says Dutton ‘desperate’ to distract from defence failures – as it happened
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Josh Taylor (now) and Cait Kelly and Caitlin Cassidy (earlier)

10, Jun, 2022 @8:19 AM

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Blak MPs give First Nations women hope we might be listened to | Antoinette Braybrook for IndigenousX
There is a big job ahead, but we have the solutions. Politicians just need to hand back the power to us

Antoinette Braybrook for IndigenousX

09, Jun, 2022 @5:22 AM

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‘Nobody knows about it’: Queensland police inquiry criticised for tight submission deadline
Domestic violence campaigners say new three-week timeline is better but still ‘not good enough’

Eden Gillespie and Ben Smee

08, Jun, 2022 @7:29 AM

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