Rate of women and children presented in domestic violence from 2008-2015

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Dear Foundation to Prevent Violence against Women and their Children,

What is the rate of women and children presented in a domestic house hold each year, is this rate increasing or decreasing throughout the years 2008- 2015. Are women reporting this regularly? What is being done about this?

Yours faithfully,



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We welcome and appreciate the effort people make to contact us.


We endeavour to get back to people in a timely way and strive to respond
within ten working days of receiving your email.


As you may know, Our Watch is committed to the primary prevention of
violence against women and their children (i.e. stopping violence before
it starts by driving nation-wide change in the culture, behaviours and
attitudes that lead to violence against women and children).


If you are reaching out to Our Watch to share your own personal experience
of violence and abuse, thank you for your courage.


In these instances, we apologise for not being able to respond straight
away. Our Watch is not a direct service organisation and does not give
advice on or support for individual cases or situations.


If you need immediate support or advice we strongly suggest contacting the
national sexual assault and domestic and family violence counselling
service, [1]1800RESPECT (1800 737 732).


If you or a family member, including children or a child, are in an
emergency situation and feel unsafe, then please call emergency services
on 000.


Thank you and please take care and we will be back in touch.



Paul Linossier

Chief Executive Officer

P.    03 8692 9500

GPO Box 24229  Melbourne VIC 3001





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