In July this year, the song ‘Love the Way You Lie’ debuted at number two on the charts. Sung by American rapper Eminem and pop singer Rihanna, it describes a violent and passionate relations
On the day of our visit to Womens Domestic Violence Crisis Service, all of Victoria’s refuges are full. There are three workers on shift and the phone rings non-stop.
Violence in a family or a relationship is usually seen as outside of the framework of 'human rights', and as something 'private'.
A fortnightly summary of domestic violence in local, national and international news, popular culture and opinion.
The fight for equal pay happened in the 70s, right? Wrong! Community workers earn $15,000 less per year than their government counterparts and 80% of us are women.