Domestic violence

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We should be funding stress leave and high-quality PTSD care for all victims of abuse | Richard Dennis
Australian ministers suffering stress are provided with more taxpayer support than victims of violence

Richard Denniss

08, Apr, 2021 @1:34 AM

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Murders of Jack and Jennifer Edwards by estranged father ‘were preventable’, NSW coroner rules
Teresa O’Sullivan points to a litany of errors made by police, firearms registry and family court before ‘premeditated’ 2018 shootings

Michael McGowan

07, Apr, 2021 @8:04 AM

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Women's cabinet taskforce discusses 'practical' budget measures in first meeting
Marise Payne says government is developing a package to address ‘gaps’ in existing programs

Sarah Martin

06, Apr, 2021 @6:59 AM

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Family courts are disturbingly out of touch in dealing with domestic abuse | Charlotte Proudman
Regular training sessions for judges and magistrates should be mandatory, says barrister Charlotte Proudman

Charlotte Proudman

03, Apr, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Secure funding for frontline family violence services recommended by bipartisan inquiry
Inquiry into prevention of violence against women and children also recommends appointment of new women’s safety commissioner

Sarah Martin

01, Apr, 2021 @5:36 AM

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Coercive behaviour must be prioritised in domestic abuse cases, court of appeal says
New guidance for England and Wales welcomed but critics say it fails to address perpetuation of rape myths and ‘contact at all costs’ approach

Hannah Summers

31, Mar, 2021 @10:21 AM

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'Ugliest crime': Outcry in Sudan over lack of justice for killing of teenage girl
Death of Samah el-Hadi, allegedly shot by her father, has led to outpouring of women sharing own stories of domestic violence

Zeinab Mohammed Salih

26, Mar, 2021 @7:15 AM

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'Just write STOP': the teenager helping Polish women flee abuse
Schoolgirl’s fake cosmetics site helps hundreds of women as domestic violence rises during Covid

Annie Hylton

25, Mar, 2021 @6:15 AM

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Police officer sacked after telling ex-partner: 'I'll smash your face in'
PC Amarjit Dhallu’s former partner alleged officer had strangled her and hit her with a belt

Damien Gayle and agency

24, Mar, 2021 @7:53 PM

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Fatal truth: how the suicide of Alex Reid exposed the hidden death toll of domestic violence
Nine months after the outgoing and talented nurse started dating Peter Yeung, she was dead. Her story highlights a shockingly common but overlooked cause of death among women

Anna Moore

24, Mar, 2021 @10:00 AM

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'No more shame': the French women breaking the law to highlight femicide
Alarming rates of violence have inspired a poster campaign that has spread beyond France to more than 15 countries

Kim Willsher

23, Mar, 2021 @3:00 PM

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A Mexican mother tried to escape her abuser. She was one of 13 migrants to die on a California highway
Carolina Ramírez Pérez was eligible for a US visa, but was forced to use dangerous methods to cross the border to safety, her family says

Vivian Ho

23, Mar, 2021 @10:00 AM

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