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Monday 20 June 2016
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victoria police release sexual offences investigation code

Eden Faithfull
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Content warning: this article contains mention of rape, rape culture and legal proceedings involving the two Jaws drop in living rooms across the city. Commuters, reading newspapers and getting their news on smart phones, shake their heads in disgust: How did he get away with it? What was the jury thinking? Why did the judge…
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Thursday 28 November 2013
News

in brief: Jill Meagher crime scene photograph used at police fundraiser

Sarah Iuliano
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Victorian Police have apologised for the use of a crime scene photograph of Jill Meagher semi-naked in a shallow grave. The photograph was used at a Bendigo fundraiser for prostate cancer with 400 attendees last Friday. Detective Senior Sergeant Ron Iddles was using the image as part of a talk on homicide investigations. Victoria Police’s…
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Saturday 24 August 2013
News

daily feminist news: 24.08.13

Amy Nicholls-Diver
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Feminists ‘storm wikipedia’ to end gender imbalance Feminist organisation FemTechNet has designed a project that addresses the gender-imbalance on Wikipedia. 87% of the site’s editors are men, and various pages have been affected as a result of the imbalance. Police accused of filming women naked in cell Eleven US women and a man who were…
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Thursday 2 May 2013
Health Life News

in brief: study suggests domestic violence is widely under-reported

lip magazine
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Less than half of Australian women who suffer violence at the hands of men report the assaults to police, a new study suggests. University of Western Australia Professor of Social Work Donna Chung says most statistics underestimate the real extent of male violence against women. Her survey of statistics on violence was released on Tuesday…
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Saturday 27 April 2013
News World

in brief: afghanistan’s female police fighting for women’s-only facilities

Amy Nicholls-Diver
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Many female police officers in Afghanistan have no female-dedicated facilities, according to a report by Human Rights Watch (HRW). Despite a series of ad campaigns targeting women, as well as Western-funded training programs, there is no place for women to change clothes privately. The HRW report indicates that women are yet to be truly accepted…
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