Episode 13 - Domestic Abuse

By Clare O'Neil MP

This week, Clare is joined by Jess Hill, award-winning author of “See What You Made Me Do”, in an open and frank conversation about domestic abuse.During COVID, Australians have been forced to stay in their homes. But for some Australian women, home is the most dangerous place they could be.Seven Australians have been killed by domestic terrorism in the last decade. Eight Australian women were killed by their current or former partner in May, this year alone.For everything you have heard about the fight against domestic abuse in the last five years, this problem is growing in severity and frequency.Why?Why do men use violence against women they say they love?Why aren’t we doing a better job of keeping women and children safe, when this is the biggest community safety problem in our country?How can we talk about domestic abuse in a way that will bring men to the table?And, why the hell isn’t this problem getting the enduring national attention it deserves?Join us for this really important discussion, and hear more about what we could change to make Australia a safer place for women and children.Please leave us a review, let us know what you think, and subscribe to stay up to date with the series.You can also follow Clare and join the conversation on social media:Twitter: twitter.com/clareoneilmpInstagram: instagram.com/clareoneilmpFacebook: facebook.com/clareforhotham

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