Category Archives: Domestic Violence

NSW Police release new video campaign addressing domestic violence

NSW Police have released an excellent video addressing domestic violence. Here’s the statement that accompanies the video. NSW Police has today launched a powerful new video campaign to raise public awareness about the issue of domestic and family violence.“It’s not your fault” is the theme of the campaign, which consists of a 30-second community service

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Julia Baird on the message of submission in the church

Have you seen Julia Baird’s article in this morning’s Sydney Morning Herald? The article is aptly entitled “Submission is a fraught mixed message for the church”.  I recommend it. Baird quotes a few church leaders in her article, including Glenn Davies, the Archbishop of Sydney Anglican diocese.  I am personally troubled by some of Davies’

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Fifty Shades of Grey: A Trilogy of Deceit, Collusion, and Domination

From Dr Mimi Hadad, president of Christians for Biblical Equality, International: “As the film industry promotes “Fifty Shades of Grey,” launching on Valentine’s Day, I sit beside sixty scholars, activists, and faith leaders from more than twenty countries at a forum convened by the Carter Center: “Beyond Violence: Women Leading for Peaceful Societies.” Working to

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Mini-Conference Addressing Domestic Violence

UNSAFE RELATIONSHIPS IN THE SHADOWS OF THE CHURCH Christian Conversations About Domestic Violence Every week in Australia, a woman dies at the hands of her partner, or former partner, and many, many more Australians live with an abusive spouse or parent. “Domestic violence is a widespread though often hidden problem across Australia. It occurs in

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