Circle of Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a common problem that can happen in any home regardless of race, religion, economic status and location. Profile of Abusers Becomes paranoid whenever under stress Refuses to believe that violent behaviour brings out negative consequences Isolates himself socially and shows bouts of low self -esteem Strongly imposes traditional gender roles for families…

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Domestic violence increases during football matches

Lancaster University researchers have found that domestic abuse increases during England World Cup football matches – especially if the team lose. Domestic abuse rose by 38% in Lancashire when the England team played and lost and increased by 26% when the England national team played and won or drew compared with days when there was…

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Domestic Violence – Uniform National Laws

Bill Shorten, Labor Party leadership hopeful, has pledged to work towards standard laws across Australia for family violence. He said that “there should be common definitions of what constitutes domestic violence across the country.” Last year incidents of domestic violence in Victoria increased by 20% to 60,829 and Intervention Orders and Family Violence Safety notices…

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