Tired Of Violence Against Women In Australia? Petition For National Royal Commission

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Each year, hundreds of women are murdered by men, and thousands more experience extreme violence from intimate partners. Already more than 30 women have been murdered in 2018.

This is a national emergency. Clearly what we’re doing right now isn’t working.

We are women and men urgently calling on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to establish a Royal Commission into the prevention of violence against women. We need to find better solutions to one of the most urgent crises facing Australian women, and the community as a whole.

The Royal Commission would investigate:

  • Current state and federal funding arrangements,
  • The efficacy of frontline services like women’s refuges and community legal centres,
  • The state of education programmes in schools across the country,
  • Whether the legal system is delivering justice for survivors, victims and their families,
  • Whether bail laws and conditions are preventing violent criminals re-offending,

From there, the commission would report their findings and recommend solutions.

We can’t just accept that this death toll is inevitable. As a nation, we need to do better. Sign this petition if you want to see a stop to the ongoing violence towards women in Australia.

 



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