If England Gets Beaten, So Will She

While many of you are looking forward to the World Cup, Many women and families are dreading it.  The Statistics of Domestic Violence rise when the football is at its peak. You may be wishing that your team wins, some women are praying that your team wins so that they don’t get beaten up.

How Much Longer?

Alisa is a friend of mine who is passionate about halting the horrific body count of women lost to domestic violence.  Here are some of her thoughts which have been prompted by the recent shock of Eurydice Dixon’s murder.

The Link between Domestic Violence and Porn

We need to go upstream and understand that behind men’s control of women and the murder of intimate partners sits two key drivers; gender inequality and holding to traditional and rigid gender stereotypes. Access to pornography is perhaps the most marked change across these generations.

Domestic Violence in the Church

Male leaders of churches – are you confident that you are doing what is necessary to care for the women in your churches who are experiencing domestic violence?
And more importantly, would the women of your church agree with you?

‘Senisim Pasin’ Change Our Ways and Stop Violence Against Women

There is an epidemic of gender based violence against women and girls in Papua New Guinea. 50% of all women have been raped, many are tortured and disfigured. Senisim Pasin is a beautifully shot short film on violence against women and girls. It not only educates about the horrors our closest neighbours are facing but leaves us with hope that change is possible. The focus is on education and empowerment. The film is being shown here in Melbourne on the 22nd of June 2017.

Tuesday Talks: The Shark Cage

Think of each bar of the shark cage as a boundary or a basic human right. It we are taught that its not acceptable for people to shout at us or call us names, that is one bar in the shark cage..if we are taught that its not acceptable for people to hit us, then thats another bar in the shark cage by Ursula Benstead.

The Link between Domestic Violence and Porn

We need to go upstream and understand that behind men’s control of women and the murder of intimate partners sits two key drivers; gender inequality and holding to traditional and rigid gender stereotypes. Access to pornography is perhaps the most marked change across these generations.

Make an Oath to end Domestic Violence

By standing with other Australian men and women you are saying that you are determined to treat all women with respect, and to intervene safely when someone else doesn’t.