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

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United Nations requests further information on NSW Victim's Compensation Scheme

The Community Legal Centres NSW lodged a complaint with the United Nations about changes last year to the NSW Victim’s Compensation Scheme designed to limit access to compensation, particularly by victims of domestic violence and sexual asault.
http://www.clcnsw.org.au/cb_pages/news/compensation.php
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-05-20/complaint-to-the-united-nations-about-proposed-changes-to-victi/4701410

"about one woman a week in Australia is killed by her current or former partner – we should be demanding action".

Article by Anne Summers
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