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Stopping the Domestic Violence Killers

…Indigenous people accounted for 23 per cent of Australian-born intimate partner homicide victims in [a] 10-year period. Migrants accounted for another 22 percent of intimate partner homicide victims (or 124 people), of those whose backgrounds were known.

The figures have prompted questions about whether programs aimed at tackling domestic abuse are properly targeted at those most in need…

Women’s Safety NSW chief executive Hayley Foster says her body has advocated at the federal level for the government to take a more “intersectional” approach to violence that recognises certain groups of women can be particularly vulnerable, including those with a disability, or who live in regional areas – who may also be Indigenous or come from a migrant background…

Access the full article by Nicola Berkovic at The Australian HERE.

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For media, policy practice and law reform enquiries, please contact Hayley Foster on 0474 779 847 or at [email protected]

For general enquiries or to request a speaking engagement, please contact Sharon Butt at [email protected] or on 0455 551 978. 

PO Box K278, Haymarket NSW 1240

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