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Tag: Domestic violence

Old phones can save lives, campaigner says

When fleeing a domestic violence situation, a mobile phone is often one of the first items to be broken or stolen. Leaving the victim cut off from the outside world, with no way...

Marching to fight violence against women

Today – Friday 30 October – is Reclaim the Night and, while it looks different this year, a COVIDSafe initiative is set to bring awareness to the global protest for all women...

Women’s groups partner for global campaign

There’s a saying that goes ‘many hands make light work’. The women at Zonta and Lake Macquarie City Council are hoping their hands will help make a positive difference to the lives of...

Filmmaker shines light on domestic violence

Jye Currie has always been a man on a mission. In 2018, he travelled to the most impoverished and dangerous parts of Africa to capture the living conditions there. Now, in a new short...

Partnership to empower women

Women across the Hunter who need empowerment are about to have access to more help thanks to a new partnership between two inspiring ladies. Local anti-domestic violence charity Got Your Back Sista has...

Campaign urges community to take a stand

An annual campaign has urged the community to take a stand against domestic violence in their own towns and suburbs. The Country Women’s Association (CWA) of NSW is shining a light on the...

Hairdressers adding domestic violence training to skillset

Chelsea Fleming says being an "ear" is part of her role as a hairdresser. Having styled, coloured and brushed thousands of manes during her eight years in the role, the Koko Hairdressing salon...

Maria’s journey from chef to charity boss

Ann-Maria Martin dreams of living in a region where everyone feels warm and safe, is clothed and fed, and has a roof over their heads. For the past three-and-a-half years, the single mother...