FixedIt: Violent men are not invisible

A man stabbed a woman 37 times, then attacked her 18 year old son. But he doesn’t rate a mention in the headline by news.com.au. And call it what it is, another domestic violence attack. This woman was not attacked by a knife, she was stabbed by her partner. Once again, the man who committed...

FixedIt: invisible assaults and blameable victims

Today the Daily Mercury ran a story about a man who pled guilty to “two counts of assault occasioning bodily harm (one marked as a domestic violence offence), entering a dwelling by break and committing violence, and choking or suffocation, which was also listed by the court as a domestic violence offence”. Not only does...

© Jane Gilmore 2014