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New government data shows the rate of women killed by a partner in Australia increased by nearly 30% in 2022/23 compared to the previous year.
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Rate of women killed by a partner in Australia increased by nearly 30% in 2022/23

New government data shows the rate of women killed by a partner in Australia increased by nearly 30% in 2022/23 compared to the previous year.

A national crisis meeting will be held to address the rising rates of gender-based violence in Australia.
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Australian leaders to hold crisis meeting on gender-based violence

High rates of gender-based violence against women has been declared a “national crisis”, prompting an emergency meeting of key figures.

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Chanel Contos on how to end gendered violence

This week we reported the news that a young woman was killed at a Sydney school. It comes as a new report by the Australian Institute of Family Studies shows nearly one-third of Australian teenagers aged 18-19 have experienced intimate partner violence. In today’s deep dive, Zara talks to Chanel Contos about what needs to change to end gendered violence, ahead of her Press Club address in Canberra later today.

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Guest: Chanel Contos, Founder of Teach Us Consent & Chair of The Global Institute for Women’s Leadership’s Youth Advisory Committee

Hosts: Zara Seidler and Sam Koslowski

Producer: Ninah Kopel

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Domestic violence target
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Domestic violence target aims for fewer women killed by partners

Australian governments have agreed to a new domestic violence target of a 25% annual reduction in the number of women killed by partners.

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