Welcome to another Weekly Round-up! Not much to report internationally this week, but plenty of news around the nation:

  • There are some updates on the review into ADF culture: This media release announces the release of terms of reference for the enquiry
  • The Age reports on ‘sexting’ from a legal and psychological point of view
  • Melton police in Victoria start to establish a new family violence unit
  • The NSW Attorney-General has announced an appeal seeking a longer sentence for the doctor that removed a woman’s genitals without her consent
  • Caroline Norma takes a look at sex-worker safety in brothels
  • Collective Shout urges retailers to cease the sale and distribution of so-called ‘porn t-shirts’
  • Reminder! 1800Respect Online is now up and running – find out more here

At Your Request

A number of you have asked for more detailed information about a survey that was mentioned in last week’s round-up, that sited India as the 4th most dangerous country in the world for women.

  • For a snapshot of the results click here
  • for a more detailed report and ongoing coverage, click here

If there are other articles you want us to do a bit more digging on, email us at [email protected] and we’ll do our best!

Have Your Say

The Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse encourages you to participate in it’s consumer satisfaction survey

Another survey being conducted is the Women and Housing Affordability Survey – particularly looking for the views of women who are over 40 and do not expect to own their own home during their lifetime. Click here to complete the survey