White Ribbon Day 2018

23rd Nov 2017

The statistics surrounding domestic abuse bring to light how common violence against women in Australia really is. One in three women have experience physical or sexual violence perpetrated by someone they know, On average – in Australia, one woman is killed every week by a current or former partner; and most disturbingly, Indigenous women or girls are 35 times more likely to hospitalised due to family violence.

The White Ribbon organisation engages men to make women’s safety a men’s issue. WHITE RIBBON DAY is on the 25th of November and CAAMA’s Teghan Hughes caught up with legal aid lawyer and advocate for white ribbon, Russel Goldflam to find out more about it….