One of the most common reasons women don’t come forward and report domestic violence to police is fear of their partner seeking revenge, fear of things getting worse. “Teresa was on edge,” a neighbour told SkyNews. “She was worried something would happen and it has.”
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In the UK, 2011 research out of the Ministry of Justice found that every ten days a murder is committed by a criminal out on bail. In Australia, the numbers aren’t that high but they’re high enough.