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Vigil in Sydney shines light on devastating gendered violence

Vigil in Sydney shines light on devastating gendered violence A large crowd of people gathered for a vigil at a Sydney university last night to shine a light on the devastation caused by gendered violence in Australia. With 39 women murdered in Australia this year already, the candlelight gathering at the … Full News here […]

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Anti domestic violence campaign signs up its first national sporting team

A new push against domestic violence has had a boost with NRL club Parramatta Eels becoming the first national sporting team to sign on to it. Full News here – Community And Society RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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Parramatta Eels NRL club takes a stand and says ‘No More’ to domestic violence

The Parramatta Eels NRL club will link arms and demand an end to family and domestic violence at their game this weekend. Full News here – Community And Society RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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West Sydney residents hold vigil to remember 34 domestic violence victims and

West Sydney residents hold vigil to remember 34 domestic violence victims and … Candlelight bounced off the sombre faces of west Sydney locals on Monday night as they gathered to remember victims of domestic violence, and the death of one woman close to home. Local police, domestic violence workers, and council staff joined the … Full […]

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Quakers Hill man charged with murder over death of partner after alleged domestic violence attack

A man is charged with murder after his partner died from injuries sustained in an alleged assault at a home in Sydney’s west. Full News here – Community And Society RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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Sydney man charged with 103 domestic violence offences dating back 18 years

A Sydney man is charged with more than 100 domestic violence offences which were allegedly committed against a woman during an 18-year period. Full News here – Community And Society RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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We All Say No: Bankstown boys say no to domestic violence in a rap song

A group of year five boys from Sydney’s south-west is tackling domestic violence in a novel way. Full News here – Community And Society RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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New service Linking Hearts targets domestic violence, homelessness in migrant and refugee communities in Sydney’s south-west

A new service targeting domestic violence and homelessness across migrant and refugee communities launches in one of the most culturally diverse regions in Sydney’s south-west. Full News here – Community And Society RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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COAG to tackle family violence: PM

Prime Minister Tony Abbott says a Council of Australian Government meeting is the best forum to tackle family violence. Full News here – The Sydney Morning Herald National Headlines

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Density of liquor licences linked to domestic violence in NSW study

Researchers say they have identified a “tipping point” linking the rate of domestic violence to the number of liquor outlets in an area. Full News here – Community And Society RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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Floyd Mayweather denied visa over family violence convictions

World champion boxer Floyd Mayweather has been blocked from entering the country over his history of violence towards women, ending plans for a two-day promotional tour due to begin on Thursday. Full News here – The Sydney Morning Herald National Headlines

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Domestic violence case workers urge extra funding for victims’ personal alarms

Domestic violence victims and case workers have urged the NSW Government to commit more funds for personal alarms to distribute to women who are at high risk of being attacked. Full News here – Government And Politics RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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Leila’s family’s message: ‘No violence’

A SMALL crowd gathered in a community centre today to remember Leila Alavi, a young Sydney woman allegedly stabbed to death by her husband just metres from the hairdressing salon where she worked. Full News here – NEWS.com.au | NSW/ACT

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Online feminist campaigners threatened with violence, rape after running anti-sexism campaigns

Online feminist campaigners in Perth and Sydney have received threats of rape and violence after running campaigns against sexism on the net. Full News here – Community And Society RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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On the frontline: Fairfield police say domestic violence against women reflects national problem

The ABC spends a night with Sydney police to find out what it is like for officers dealing with the sad and violent reality of domestic abuse. Full News here – Community And Society RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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