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FixedIt: Women are not responsible for keeping themselves safe from men’s violence

Police in York warned women to avoid walking alone at night after three sexual assaults in three days. I have no doubt York Police were acting with the best of intentions and it is absolutely their responsibility to warn women that a sexual predator is in the area. But these attacks are not women’s responsibility. […]... Read More
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FixedIt: No fix required

The Sydney Morning Herald showing how to report alleged domestic violence attacks with accuracy and context. Lance Pearce, the alleged perpetrator is named at the front of the headline putting the responsibility where it belongs – on the perpetrator not the victim, Blair Dalton. The severity of the attack is demonstrated by naming the charge […]... Read More
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FixedIt: Footballer jailed for domestic violence is not the victim

The Herald Sun reported that Aaron James pleaded guilty to a “swag” of domestic violence, drug and driving charges and has been remanded in custody pending further psychiatric assessment. James was accused of assaulting and stalking his ex-wife, threatening to kill her and breaching intervention orders. Other charges included drug trafficking and driving while suspended. Police […]... Read More
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FixedIt: Love has nothing to do with murder

Channel 9 News reported on the sentence hearing of Alexander Villaluna yesterday. He pleaded guilty to murder and grievous bodily harm after he attacked Keith Collins and Jovi Pilapil with a hunting knife. Collins was killed in the attack and Pilapil was stabbed in the chest and arm. The quote in Channel 9’s headline was from […]... Read More
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FixedIt: Women are not responsible for men choosing to commit crimes

Really? 19 counts of fraud, four counts of enter premises to commit an indictable offence, six counts of receiving tainted property and a single count of possessing dangerous drugs. But he’s not responsible for any of these crimes, it’s all his girlfriend’s fault. Because she was allegedly cheating on him. His lawyer might have been […]... Read More
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FixedIt: Serial DV offender is not invisible

The West Australian reported on Atinae Afamiliona’s brutal attack against his wife by erasing him from the headline. Afamiliona has multiple convictions for domestic violence offences against his wife and children. This attack occurred after she suggested a separation. His response to his wife making choices about her own life was to pick up a machete […]... Read More