ABC: Four Corners
People understand the effects of hitting a child or sexually abusing a child. A harder concept to grasp is the damage that is caused by calling a child “stupid” over and over again or telling them “they never should have been born”. Bruises fade, but making a child regret their own existence is a bit tougher to heal.
They exposed widespread abuse against young NT boys in jail.
Brock Turner's case has highlighted starkly the way society perceives, and the way the media portray, the victim and perpetrator.
Fairfax: Glenn Campbell
A New Zealand man who kept his daughter as a sex slave for 23 years is set to be released from prison despite a finding from the NZ Parole Board that he remains an undue risk to community safety. Rona...
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More than 100 compensation claims for sexual and physical abuse stretching back more than half a century have been lodged against the Department of Defence, as it grapples with millions of dollars in...
At least a few times a week, new child abuse cases are revealed. The details are always horrifying and usually involve neglect, physical and/or sexual abuse, exploitation, serious injury or death. I won't turn away. These children were so brave. They deserve more from us than that.
UPDATE: Thousands of people are supporting a Twitter campaign to name and shame men who abuse women online -- using the hastag #endviolenceagainst women. The campaign is the brain child of journalist...
Most websites expend effort trying to have users stay on their pages -- but these websites provide a quick and easy way to leave and it may be saving people’s lives. Information for domestic violence...