Fighting Domestic Violence in Asia Pacific

Fighting Domestic Violence in Asia Pacific

Fighting domestic violence continues to be an issue for Australia’s immediate neighbours in the Asia-Pacific region, where many developing nations do not have legislation making violence illegal. As a result, family violence is widespread, but an Australian...
New Ideas To Prevent Domestic Violence

New Ideas To Prevent Domestic Violence

In an Australian first, in 2016 the Salvation Army partnered with a private security company, Protective Group, in a large-scale project to provide safety solutions to family violence victims and to prevent domestic violence. The Safer In The Home project launched in...
Chinese Domestic Violence Law Introduced

Chinese Domestic Violence Law Introduced

Chinese domestic violence has now been recognised by law as an offence. On December 27, 2015, the standing committee of China’s National People’s Congress adopted the Anti-Domestic Violence Law, defining family abuse as a legal concept and enacting a...
Domestic Violence Crisis in Australia

Domestic Violence Crisis in Australia

Despite increased awareness and efforts by the government, the domestic violence crisis in Australia continues unabated. In conjunction with White Ribbon Day, an awareness campaign to fight violence by men against women, in 2015, the ABC aired a two-part documentary...
Snapchat and Domestic Violence Victims

Snapchat and Domestic Violence Victims

Snapchat is a social media platform that allows users to send messages and pictures that disappear as soon as they’re viewed. Now it’s being used for a whole new purpose. A new Snapchat account called “Snap Counsellors,” is helping teenagers in...