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‘When someone uses their words to control you, no one sees your scars’

On any given week, at least one Australian woman will be killed by her partner or ex-partner, according to the Australian Institute of Criminology.

If that statistic isn’t horrifying enough, here’s another: when family domestic violence counselling and support service 1800RESPECT started in 2010, it received about 20,000 calls a year.

  • Dilvin Yasa
  • The Age

By the 2018-19 year, however, this number had ballooned to…

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