Domestic Violence NSW (DVNSW) is the peak body for specialist domestic and family violence services in New South Wales. We work to eliminate domestic and family violence (DFV) through leadership of the specialist DFV sector and the NSW policy environment, promoting best practice responses and primary prevention.

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Domestic Violence NSW (DVNSW) Launches New Advocacy Priorities during 16 Days of Activism

Delia Donovan, CEO Today we acknowledge International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and the start of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence – an annual campaign to call for elimination of all forms of gender-based violence and to promote gender equity.   Today, we remember the 38 women who have died this year in Australia at the hands of violence. 38 women with families, careers, and…

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Primary prevention and domestic violence: it will take all of us.

DVNSW talks to Acting Program Manager at AWAVA, Tina Dixson, about primary prevention, community approach and what we can do as individuals to help prevent gender-based violence. As 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence draws to a close on International Human Rights Day, we reflect on the importance of the right that all people…

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Q&A with Nemat Kharboutli

DVNSW talks to MWA’s Strategic Support Manager Nemat Kharboutli about domestic violence in the CALD community, MWA’s approach and the fight for gender justice. How long have you been at MWA and how did you get involved? What made you passionate about wanting to support the women in your community, and what drives you to…

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