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Michelle Phillips | The Australian government must seek guidance to help end violence against women

When the United Nations General Assembly designated November 25 International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women 22 years ago, one imagines campaigners all over the world united in the hope that such global recognition would mobilise governments everywhere to address one of society’s most insidious issues.

  • The Canberra Times

Sadly, more than a generation on, an estimated 736 million women globally – almost one-in-three Australian women aged over 15 – continue to experience violence in their lifetime, primarily as family violence perpetrated by current or former intimate partners. As confronting as this figure is, sadly, we know the…

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