End Violence Against Women

zonta-says-no

With nearly two women a week in Australia being killed by an intimate partner, the Zonta Says No campaign is designed to raise awareness and put an end to violence against women. This page highlights useful information as well as current campaigns and events that you may be able to participate in to show your support.

Essential reading

Never alone – Luke Batty Foundation – be inspired by the actions of Australian of the Year 2015, Rosie Batty
http://www.neveralone.com.au/

Not Now, Not Ever – Putting an End to Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland by the Special Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland, chaired by the Honourable Quentin Bryce AD, CVO
https://www.qld.gov.au/community/getting-support-health-social-issue/dfv-read-report-recommendation/index.html

Address to open the Zonta Area 5 Workshop by Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner AM, Governor of Tasmania, Launceston, June 2015 http://www.govhouse.tas.gov.au/sites/default/files/speeches/zonta_area_5_workshop.pdf

Australian Bureau of Statistics has some disturbing data regarding victims of selected Family and Domestic Violence-related offences
http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/Lookup/by%20Subject/4510.0~2014~Main%20Features~Experimental%20Family%20and%20Domestic%20Violence%20Statistics~10000

Relationships Australia has some links to useful information and activities around Australia
http://www.relationships.org.au/what-we-do/research/online-survey/january-2015-domestic-violence