Another week, another round-up! Get comfy for some interesting reading…

And Internationally:

  • This interesting article from the Guardian in the UK looks at the advances women in Iceland have made, but also how Violence Against Women still remains as a major issue
  • The UK Telegraph ran an article this week claiming that more middle class women are reporting domestic violence during the economic downturn.  Middle class women are coming to refuge due to emotional and financial abuse.
  • Palau, Samoa and Solomon Islands committed to establish national human rights commissions and take steps to combat violence against women. You can read more about it here in the Pacific Scoop article.