Another week, another round-up! Get comfy for some interesting reading…
- The Australian Institute of Family Studies has published a paper looking at conventional and innovative justice responses to sexual violence
- This Media Release provides information on 2 of the 17 projects that will receive funding as part of the Community Action Grants under the National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children
- The Age reports on funding for homelessness services in Victoria
- 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.