1:6 women has experienced physical or sexual violence in Australia each week
Intimate partner violence contributes to more death, disability and illness in women aged 15 to 44 than any other preventable risk factor.
Domestic or family violence against women is the single largest driver of homelessness for women, a common factor in child protection notifications and results in a police call-out on average once every two minutes across the country.
While the conversation is becoming more mainstream – many of us, may know of, or suspect that somebody we know maybe the victim of Domestic Violence, and there can be a desire not to get involved or feel uncomfortable in bringing the subject up.
On this week’s Life Coaching segment with Timothy Charles, Sally shared some ways to help broach the conversation.
If you need help there are numbers to call!
Lifeline on 13 11 14
Or call 000 if you are need help urgently.