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Why You Should Boycott The Fifty Shades Darker Movie

A man becomes fixated on a young female university student. He immediately becomes possessive, sulking when she so much as talks to other men, and attempts to isolate her from her friends. He shows up unannounced at her place of work. He traces her mobile phone to find her on a night out drinking with [...]

Talking Consent: Where We’re Going Wrong With Our Boys

Pixabay Images They're the frontline in domestic violence prevention, but new research reveals the major mistakes Australian parents are making when talking to their kids about healthy relationships. When it comes to discussing consent and identifying controlling behaviour in relationships, parents are talking to their teenage kids about the issues more, but they’re [...]

The Role You Can Play in Preventing Sexual Assault

There are a number of ways you can help to end sexual violence. From being aware of the risks to trusting your instincts and stepping in when a friend needs your help, you may be able to help prevent a sexual assault from occurring. So what can we do today? Everyone -- friends, family, bystanders [...]

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Target Australia pulls Grand Theft Auto V from Shelves after Customer Feedback on Violence

Target Australia has pulled R-rated video game Grand Theft Auto V from its shelves and says it will no longer sell it following feedback from customers about the game's depictions of violence against women. The decision to pull the game — which sparked an immediate backlash from gamers — appeared to be in response to [...]

New Global Study Calls Violence Against Women ‘Epidemic’

When it comes to stopping violence against women, actions speak louder than words. So even though there’s increased worldwide awareness about violence against women, the problem won’t be solved unless countries make significant policy and financial changes to support victims, according to a five-part series of studies in The Lancet, one of the world’s premier [...]

Petition to have Big Day Out headliner Snoop Dogg barred from entering Australia

A Sydney woman behind an online petition to have Snoop Lion's (aka Snoop Dogg's) Australian visa revoked is the same woman who also attempted to have other controversial musicians, Tyler the Creator and Robin Thicke, thrown out of the country last year. Talitha Stone, 24, an active campaigner on violence against women achieved her target [...]