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Today Tonight, October 16, 2014

SA businesses gets behind stopping domestic violence,

Richard Evans, The Advertiser, October 12, 2014 

Media Releases

Media Release # 1, August 20, 2014

Media Release # 2, September 8, 2014

White Ribbon Press Releases

Press Release – Jacquelyn White Press Release


Disclosure of Domestic Violence in Family Law 2014


To urgently launch a national inquiry into violence, neglect and abuse against people with disability in residential and institutional settings

We request you remove Judge Garry Neilson immediately for his harmful stance on incest, child abuse and homosexuality and lack of sensitivity when it comes to child abuse survivors.

 Hot off the Press

Anti-Violence Campaigner Tops The List, December 18, 2014

Man Haron Monis ‘would not have been on bail if domestic violence was taken as seriously as terrorism’, December 17, 2014

We need to change the language we use to describe domestic violence, December 12, 2014

Taskforce chairwoman Quentin Bryce says domestic violence one of the most appalling abuses of human rights, December 10, 2014 

Why you never deserve male violence and bullying, Decmeber 10, 2014

Mariska Hargitay Directs New ‘No More’ PSAs on Domestic Violence, December 10, 2014

Little Girl Calls 911 As Her Mother Is Being Beaten By Her Stepfather, December 8, 2014

Take up the torch to end violence against women, speakers at Polytechnique vigil urge, December 7, 2014

Australia needs to ‘get real’ about domestic violence, says Quentin Bryce, December 6, 2014

Call for airlines to follow Virgin in granting domestic violence leave, November 27, 2014

Things Narcissists Do…, November 26, 2014

Ballarat police family violence unit on the front lines By David Jeans, November 25, 2014

State Government to give all public sector workers domestic violence training, November 25, 2014 

Fair Work Ombudsman’s Michael Clark Being a White Ribbon Workplace, November 25, 2014

Young women speak out: The status quo isn’t working for us, November 24, 2014 

Men And Women Were Asked Why They Really Divorced. Here’s What They Said, November 21, 2014 

I Asked My Abuser to Talk on Film. He Said Yes, November 21, 2014

Run Against Violence Documentary, November 21, 2014

Domestic violence services desperate for more funding, report card says, November 21, 2014

The Most Powerful Domestic Violence Ad Ever Produced, November 15, 2014

Lana Towers murder: Impact of domestic violence extends into community, court told, November 07, 2014

Grieving mother of murder victim Lana Towers calls for mandatory sentencing for domestic violence, November 07, 2014 

Specialist branch to oversee all domestic violence investigations, November 07, 2014

Lana Towers murder: Impact of domestic violence extends into community, court told, November 7, 2014

5 Things Men Can do to Help Raise Boys who Respect Women, November 6, 2014

This Is Why I Didn’t Tell You He Was Beating Me, November 4, 2014

How do we tackle domestic violence? Here’s what seven police chiefs said, November 3, 2014

Stuck in cycle of debt, domestic violence victims battle banks, Abusers frequently run up credit card debt, overdraw bank accounts, experts say, November 02, 2014

Victorian domestic violence victims can ‘name and shame’ attackers as new law comes into force, November 2, 2014

Play Your Part to End Violence against Women – Nicole Kidman, October 30, 2014

Textual harassment: How new technologies are making domestic violence more challenging, October 30, 2014

Emaciated 4 year old boy just days from death as his mother was too busy having sex to look after him, October 29, 2014

Domestic violence leave, October 29, 2014

Rosie Batty named Victorian of the Year: recognition for a mother who gives victims a voice, October 28, 2014

NFL Players Say no More to Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault in New PSA, October 28, 2014

Violence against women and sports: ethical responsibility or brand control? October 23, 2014

The Australian Defence Force Academy Takes The White Ribbon Oath, October 22, 2014

Domestic violence is, in fact, a business issue’: a former CEO speaks out, October 21, 2014

3 Women Are Killed Everty Day In The US By A Current or Former Intimate Partner, October 20, 2014

Shunned, beaten, burnt, raped: The dowry violence that shames Britain, October 20, 2014

New measures to tackle domestic violence in SA following murder inquest of Zahra Abrahimzadeh,
October 16, 2014

SA govt response to domestic violence, October 16, 2014

State Government responds to Zahra Abrahimzadeh inquest findings, October 16, 2014

Why They Stayed, October 11, 2014

When Domestic Violence Victims Are Imprisoned for Their Abusers’ Crimes, October 10, 2014

Share your story with the Domestic Violence Taskforce, October 9, 2014

Economic cost of violence against women and their children, October 9, 2014

Violence against women: tell the right story! October 9, 2014

Men work together to break the cycle of domestic violence, October 8, 2014

Double life revealed: New twist in ‘monster chef murder-suicide’, October 8, 2014,

 A men-only UN conference on gender equality? If only it was a joke, October 7, 2014

Its not a sexy topic – Part of the Change, in-business e news, October 7, 2014

Domestic Violence in Australia – The Conversation series, October 6, 2014

8 Warning Signs Of A Relationship Gone Horribly Wrong, October 6, 2014

Social experiment: Would you jump in if you witnessed domestic violence? October 3, 2014

13 Eye-Opening Confessions From Men In Abusive Relationships, October 2, 2014

Why don’t we speak up when we see signs of domestic violence? October 1, 2014

Gloria Steinem Speaks Out About Domestic Violence At A Screening Of HBO Documentary ‘Private Violence’, September 30, 2014

Warning signs of emotional abuse, September 30, 2014

Mental Illness and Sexism: What Calling Women ‘Crazy’ Actually Does, September 24, 2014 

Australians’ attitudes to violence against women, September 24, 2014

Should You Warn the Other Victims of the Psychopath? September 24, 2014

Sarah Hyland Secures Restraining Order Against Ex-Boyfriend Matthew Prokop Alleging Domestic Violence and Threats, Sep 23, 2014

It’s On Us: Sexual Assault PSA, September 23, 2014

Does This Look Like A Fairly Normal Wedding Photo To You? It’s Definitely Not And This Is Why, September 22, 2014

$13.6 Billion is the Cost of Domestic Violence to the Australian Economy, September 22, 2014

Puerile trash avoids facts on domestic violence,September 21, 2014 

U.S. Soccer Ripped For Letting Hope Solo — Accused Of Domestic Violence — Play On, September 20, 2014 

Nike drops Peterson; silent on Hope Solo DV case, September 19, 2014

10 charts that reveal Australian attitudes to violence against women, September 18, 2014

Homecoming Queen Gives Bullied Friend Her Crown, Is The Friend We All Should Be, September 18, 2014

Men, domestic violence is a choice, not an instinct, September 18, 2014

White Ribbon: Sexual Assault, September 18, 2014

Men’s violence against women is a choice … by all men, everywhere, September 18, 2014

VicHealth report reveals Australians turning blind eye to rape and violence against women, September 17, 2014

White Ribbon Ambassadors Speak Out About National Survey Results, September 17, 2014

To prevent murder-suicide we need to better understand offenders, September 17, 2014

Australians still trivialise and excuse violence against women, September 17, 2014

VicHealth report reveals Australians turning blind eye to rape and violence against women, September 17, 2014

Rape culture: why our community attitudes to sexual violence matter, September 17, 2014

Survivors: Stars Who Experienced Domestic Violence – Posted by DV SnapShots, September 16, 2014

Stories from Famous People who Grew Up with Abuse – Posted By DV SnapShots, September 16, 2014

One in five say drunk women partly to blame for rape, survey finds, September 16, 2014

Newly Crowned Miss America Felt Helpless Against Domestic Violence, September 14, 2014

Ending violence against women is a job for all the nation, September 13, 2014

James Brown Delivers Remarkable Monologue On NFL’s ‘Deafening And Deadly’ Silence On Domestic Violence, September 12, 2014

I Couldn’t Afford The Life We Had Established By Myself. I Was Drowning, September 12, 2014

Women share their stories of domestic violence, September 11, 2014

Robin Givens Opens Up on Ray Rice Controversy, September 11, 2014

Violent words, not just deeds, leave a lasting mark on our kids, September 10, 2014

Domestic violence: call to take onus off victims to report their partners, September 10, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: Terry Crews Talks Ray Rice and His Own Experiences With Domestic Violence, September 10, 2014

Why Didn’t You Just Leave??, September 9, 2014

Brave new plan to get tough on violent fathers,, September 9, 2014

Personalities such as Tara Moss, Ruby Rose, Magda Szubanski, Charlie Pickering and Shane Jacobson vow to speak out against the violence, September 9, 2014

NFL Broncos Sends Appropriate Message On ‘Brutal’ Ray Rice Attack, Domestic Violence Groups Say – September 8, 2014

We need to talk about the sexual abuse of scientists, September 8, 2014

Domestic violence is a men’s issue. Join me in speaking out against violence against women with the Foundation to Prevent Violence against Women and their Children, September 5, 2014

Campaign to tackle violence against women, September 5, 2014 

New initiative to end violence against Australian women and their children on Our Watch, September 5, 2014

Stopping family violence must be state election priority, Friday 22 August 2014

Domestic violence in Australia, June 26, 2014

More women at risk as govt closes shelters, June 21, 2014

Rebecca Gibney’s sister Stella reveals pain of her childhood trauma in new memoir It Will Get Better, May 30, 2014

Domestic violence victims honoured,May 26, 2014

UNH Men Are Part of the Solution, April 30, 2014

Sports stars sign up as domestic and family violence prevention ambassadors, April 27, 2014

Rachael Taylor: I was a victim of domestic violence, February 26, 2014

Victorian Sports Community Stands Against Domestic Violence, February 15, 2014

6 Signs Your Friend is in a Relationship with a man like Simon Gittany, February 12, 2014

Pathological Lying: A Psychopathic Manipulation Tool – January 3, 2014

Understanding How Sociopaths Think: Why It is Good to Ask Why, September 17, 2013

12 Celebs Who’ve Survived Domestic Violence, September 13, 2013

A 14.7 BILLION DOLLAR BURDEN: Revealing the national cost of violence against women, July 15, 2013

Giving Good Praise to Girls: What Messages Stick, April 24, 2013

Breaking chains of domestic violence, November 25, 2011 

What Kids Learn from Domestic Violence, March 17, 2009