Why We Need Paid Domestic Violence Leave

Why We Need Paid Domestic Violence Leave

There is a good deal of conversation going on around the subject of domestic violence leave at the moment. I have made no secret of the fact I am in favour. I come to this conclusion based on experience, listening to the arguments and to talking to corporate. I...

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Can you see your own unconcious bias?

Can you see your own unconcious bias?

The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women is run by United Nations and the aim is to raise both awareness and funds to eradicate violence against women. Women are still being discriminated against and when we think of this on a global level,...

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Men and Domestic Violence – An Uncomfortable Truth

Men and Domestic Violence – An Uncomfortable Truth

The work I do around domestic violence usually comes under the remit of Diversity and Inclusion. This is appropriate because I believe the only way to solve the issue of domestic violence is to include without reservation people from all communities and groups. At the...

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No group is immune to domestic violence

No group is immune to domestic violence

I was honoured to be part of the panel for a special on domestic violence on The Drum on ABC it was good to discuss this issue from different perspectives. It reinforced although domestic violence does not discriminate. Although the impact can be different depending...

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Domestic Violence – Negative Imapcts on Health

Domestic Violence – Negative Imapcts on Health

October is mental health month. There is a growing knowledge and acceptance around the issue of mental health. This understanding is making is easier for people to speak up and ask for help. Companies now recognize mental health as an issue and many are taking a...

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Domestic violence – Information I wish I’d Known

Domestic violence – Information I wish I’d Known

I am proud of the work I do in corporate because I understand information is powerful; it leads to understanding. And when someone is in a domestic violence relationship that information and understanding can lead to action. Action which leads to taking safe steps to...

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Being hit can be a relief in an abusive relationship

Being hit can be a relief in an abusive relationship

In my role as a Domestic Violence Strategist and Solutions Consultant; I spend a great deal of time speaking about domestic violence I have heard many stories, a great deal of them hard to hear. A common theme I hear is 'I was never hit or physically abused, so does...

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Technically Facilitated Abuse

Technically Facilitated Abuse

A couple of weeks ago, I was lucky enough to be invited to an e-safety course for women run by the Australian Government. This course is designed to educate women in and leaving abusive relationship how to be safe on line. We talked about what is known as Technical...

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