Pressuring women to stay in their homes will kill them

Against expert advice, the government has created a $10 million grants program to deliver services to people (mostly women) being violently abused by their intimate partners. The conditions of the grant actually state that it is to deliver a “whole of family approach”, incorporating counselling, dispute resolution and education for violent or abusive individuals. “Whole of family” includes both the person being abused and the person abusing them.

Women don’t need marriage counselling. They need help for starting over and law enforcement that takes abuse seriously

Source: Pressuring women to stay in their homes will kill them | Anna Spargo-Ryan | Opinion | The Guardian

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