Women have the right to live free from fear and violence. Everyone has the right to be treated with respect and to live free from fear. Nobody has the right to abuse you or control you. Women are not responsible for the violent behaviour of men – not ever. Family Violence WIRE 1300 134 130
Its our National shame that women and children are suffering such high levels of domestic violence. This year in Australia March 2015, 25 women have died at the hand of men in domestic situations. The World Health Organization (WHO) describes the levels of violence experienced by the world’s women as ‘a global public health problem of epidemic proportions, requiring urgent action’.