AVOs are effective in preventing domestic violence, but women still reluctant to report breaches

http://newsstore.fairfax.com.au/apps/viewDocument.ac;jsessionid=7A8E8699C92CBFE231920CD10402125D?sy=afr&pb=all_ffx&dt=selectRange&dr=1month&so=relevance&sf=text&sf=headline&rc=10&rm=200&sp=brs&cls=1937&clsPage=1&docID=SMH150121EI6BP70PM9J

Honouring "frightbats" – attacks on feminists continue as misogyny flourishes in Australia

Farrelly also makes interesting obvservations on the role of reading fiction in the development of empathy and the role of women in shaping our moral future.
http://www.smh.com.au/comment/strong-women-strengthen-us-all-so-lets-hear-it-for-the-frightbats-20141231-12fvov.html