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After a deadly month for domestic violence, the message doesn’t appear to be getting through

On average, at least one woman is killed every week at the hands of a current or former partner in Australia.

  • Silke Meyer
  • The Conversation

Last month, the numbers were even more alarming.

Nine women were killed in October – sevenallegedly in the context of a current or former intimate relationship, the other two also suspected to have died at the hands of male perpetrators.

While these deaths are a disturbing reflection of the pervasive nature of violence against women in Australia, they have largely gone unnoticed.

Aside from a small number of female journalists who called on Australia’s leaders to address the…

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