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16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence begin in ACT

The Domestic Violence Crisis Service (DVCS) will mark 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence (25 November to 10 December) beginning today, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. “It’s...

Canberra region schools receive harm prevention education

From South Australia to Canberra, the Sammy D Foundation travels to schools around the country trying to spread the word on the dangers of teenage violence.

Fit the Bill: bashing teachers is just not acceptable

I was most concerned to read recently that more than 70 per cent of principals and teachers in ACT government schools had been physically assaulted by students.

End violence against women and make Canberra safe

Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, beginning 16 days of activism against gender based violence.

NT man run down by stolen ute as violent social unrest spreads

Three men accused of running down another man with a stolen ute have faced court as violent social unrest in a remote Indigenous community spills onto Darwin's streets.

ACT Family Safety head to lead Prevention of Sexual Violence response

The ACT Government has appointed a commissioner and announced law reforms to respond to the sexual violence report published last year.

Violence rocks Sri Lanka as PM quits

Sri Lanka's prime minister has resigned to make way for a unity government that will try to find a way out of the country's worst ever economic crisis but protesters say they also want his brother to stand down as president.

Israel captures stabbing rampage attackers

Israeli police say forces have captured two Palestinians who killed three people in a stabbing attack last week and fled the scene, sparking a massive manhunt and keeping the country on edge.

Concern as hundreds flee violence in remote NT community

A federal senator has raised concerns about the Northern Territory's response to a violent feud between rival clans in a remote Indigenous community.

Violence in ACT schools must end

At Calwell High, Year 7 and 8 have been sent home for the rest of the term because of gang violence by unruly mobs of students who attacked several teachers.

13-year-old boy charged over Kefu family attack

A 13-year-old boy has been charged over a home invasion that left Wallabies great Toutai Kefu and his family with sickening injuries.

Violent arrest of black man in Colorado reignites anger

A video showing a Colorado police officer pistol-whipping and choking a Black man during an arrest has reignited anger over police mistreatment of people of colour.