Women and children are still dying in domestic violence incidents. A proper plan and funding are needed

By Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Marie Segrave, Sike Meyer
Updated August 21 2023 - 3:19pm, first published August 20 2023 - 5:30am

In a week where significant gains in progressing gender equality have been rightly celebrated - including the Matildas sparking a national conversation on valuing of women's sport, and a reported narrowing of the gender pay gap - the killing of Drew Douglas, allegedly by her male partner, is a stark reminder that violence against women remains a national crisis in Australia.

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