🌹🌹🌹 Red Rose Alert 🌹🌹🌹 Red Rose Rally will be held next Friday 28th April 2017 for China Crawford from Bently Park at Noon on the corner of Alice and George Streets Brisbane. Wear Black and bring a Red Rose 🌹 ... See MoreSee Less
While looking for something else I stumbled on this powerful article and wanted to share it because this is so much about what many women cry out for understanding about - the damaging impact of Emotional and Psychological Abuse that we know also as COERCIVE CONTROL. This is what is at the core of every fear instilling relationship called domestic violence and in this case, the only act of reported physical violence was the final murderous act that wiped out a woman and her children. Leaving domestic violence can be a treacherous time for women. www.huffingtonpost.com.au/entry/megan-short-domestic-violence_us_57bb20dfe4b03d51368996cf... See MoreSee Less
A recent DVConnect post showed the alarming rate of hospital admissions of women with traumatic brain injury because of domestic violence (Brain Injury Australia). Today a national review of 2013-14 hospital admissions by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has confirmed this and further shown that assaults on women are more likely to happen within the home. It is also important to note that pregnancy can be a particularly vulnerable time for women living with domestic violence as those of us working in this field have known for many years. www.news.com.au/national/domestic-assaults-the-major-cause-of-hospitalisation-of-women-after-viol...... See MoreSee Less
Yesterday QSuper again sent the workgroup of DVConnect an amazing array of the most beautiful sandwiches. Counsellors were still feasting on them into the evening. Thank you QSuper so much not only for the deliciousness but also the thoughtfulness. ... See MoreSee Less
Further to our post from the other day about well educated women being victims of domestic violence comes this extremely important article in the Guardian. We have to keep highlighting this reality and that we cannot quarantine domestic violence into a specific section of the community. There will be more on this from us. Keep sharing this with anyone and everyone.