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…