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Tag: family violence

Listen to the experts: town camp women on DV

 

 

Their lived experience is what makes them the experts; they know the good ways to work, they have the knowledge, the stories and the resilience to share. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

Town camp women stand against violence

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“We are not just numbers,” was the message at today's march against violence, led by town camp women. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

Aboriginal men 'need to reinvent’ themselves: forum

Half of the inmates in the Alice Springs gaol are men who are there for having assaulted their intimate partners. Justice Jenny Blokland is one of the people gaoling them. It gives her no pleasure, she told a public meeting in Alice Springs last night, attended by hundreds; it’s a protective measure, often short-term, and doesn’t solve the problem. She acknowledged the "very difficult" social issues in Alice but said this does not explain the "gendered nature" of the violence: 80 to 90% of perpetrators are men. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

 

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