A woman told me she was pregnant 2 years back with her baby girl – now a cute 2 years toddler. She said she had an ultrasound by her doctor. She is a modern educated woman and she had no interest in finding out the sex of the baby.  But he demanded to know the sex. […]

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While the discussion continues over whether to introduce respectful relations classes into Victorian schools, one Melbourne boys school decided to make respectful relationships its year-long focus of 2015. Students from St Kevin’s College in Melbourne organised briefings, assembly talks and a lunch-time forum to begin to educate staff and boys about family violence and what […]

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It has been a long battle for ACHRH, but one that has seen a positive response from the Victorian Government. In a report submitted by ACHRH, the Royal Commission and theAustralasian Centre for Human Rights and Healthrecommended the government amend theFamily Violence Protection Act, to include dowries as a form of “economic abuse”.

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It’s time to STOP, It’s time to RE- THINK, it’s time to RE-FOCUS. A free-to-use, easy and interactive app for women who have, are, or thinking of separating. It covers all the information you need about Domestic Violence, arrangements for children, financial and property matters. Its your safety first. Your information is safe and not […]

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– By Dr. Manjula O’Connor – Sargun Ragi was burnt to Death at the hands of her separated husband in October 2012. That was the fourth family murder-suicide as a result of domestic violence. 12 people were killed in three family murders-suicides in 2012 in the Victorian Indian community. This led some leaders of Indian […]

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