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

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 people who loved> Read More

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> Read More

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> Read More

National survey reveals alarming increase in technological abuse

Fear. Terror. Isolation. These were some of the most reoccurring words used by frontline practitioners to describe technology-facilitated abuse and domestic violence in Australia when completing the Second National Survey. When a person is subjected to domestic violence, they might feel like they’re trapped in a cage. For people experiencing technological abuse, that cage goes> Read More

Welcome to our new and returning members!

We would like to extend a warm welcome back to DVNSW to all our returning members. For those people and organisations that have joined DVNSW this year we are absolutely delighted to welcome you to our organisation.