Freya Noble for 9 News:
‘If that many people had been killed by shark attacks we’d have the navy bombing’: Domestic violence in Australia a ‘national crisis’
Eleven. That’s how many Australian women have been violently killed in the past month alone.
Already this year, 58 females have been killed, primarily at the hands of men, allegedly usually by men they know.
This number has already surpassed the 53 who died in 2017. And there are still two months of the year left.
But, in October alone, the number of females who died in violent circumstances skyrocketed.