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Couch Surfing Limbo report BLOG POST

Couch Surfing Limbo: Young people falling between the gaps

1 December 2017  |  

Young people are falling through gaps in support systems, couch surfing in widespread numbers, with little formal support or protection. Escaping family violence, their options are few, a new WEstjustice report shows.

By under Children Young people and Families, Family Violence, Housing and Homelessness
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docthumb-tackling-violence SUBMISSION

Tackling family violence and gender inequality

VCOSS submission to Senate Inquiry into Domestic Violence and Gender Inequality3 May 2016  |  

One in six Australian women have experienced physical or sexual violence and one in three have experienced emotional abuse from a current or previous partner since the age of 15. Family violence causes serious social, economic and health consequences for women, their children, and the broader community. This submission makes recommendations for preventing and responding effectively to family violence, and for addressing gender equality more broadly. 

Published by under Family Violence, Gender and Sexuality, Justice and Human Rights