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Jokes about domestic violence do harm

Why is it that racist and homophobic jokes are no longer tolerated, but humour that demeans women and makes light of violence is normalised? A real estate agent in regional NSW was criticised recently for advertising a house with a quip about the property’s large back yard having, ‘plenty of space to bury a body.’ […]

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The Horrific Choice Between Poverty and Abuse

Women and their children are being forced to go back to violent partners because they can’t find a home or afford to feed themselves and their children. In a wealthy country like Australia, this is unacceptable. As part of the 16 Days of Activism organised by the United Nations to help prevent and eliminate violence […]

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Listen to our Podcast!

Recently North Shore Mums‘ ‘The Parenting Couch’ creators sat down with Mary’s House Services’ very own Fundraising & Engagement Manager, Jacquie Murray and former Case Worker now Service Manager Courtney Parsons to talk about the realities and prevalence of domestic abuse. .

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