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26 Nov 2020

Women are already bearing the brunt of the pandemic’s negative impacts and will continue to do so long into the future.

07 Oct 2020

The traditional criminal legal system is failing survivors of sexual violence.

07 Oct 2020

People living in regional, rural and remote communities are 24 times more likely to be hospitalised as a result of family and domestic violence than people living in major cities.

12 Aug 2020

Up to 70% of domestic violence victims-survivors report abuse of a companion or other animal by the perpetrator. The Animal Defenders Office considers options for reform to provide greater protection to those suffering abuse and domestic violence, both human and animal.