Domestic Violence

  • Church supports people experiencing domestic violence in Western Sydney

    Western Sydney has been identified as a domestic violence ‘hot spot’ by the Federal Government and Catholic organisations are working hard to provide families with support and access to relevant services. The Catholic Women’s League Australia held their 2015 bi-annual National Conference in Parramatta and devoted a significant amount of...
  • White Ribbon Day

    Today is White Ribbon Day. ABC’s Sarah Ferguson has spent six months on the frontline of our national crisis, reporting on domestic violence in her documentary Hitting Home with Sarah Ferguson, which aired last night. “It’s hard to imagine in Australia today there is a need for refuges, places...
  • To listen with the heart: CWLA 47th Biennial Conference

    More than 250 women from across Australia gathered in Parramatta to attend the 47th Biennial Conference of the Catholic Women’s League Australia (CWLA) from 22-24 September. The theme for the conference was ‘Listen with the Heart’ and evoked the values of understanding, forgiveness, compassion, empathy, mercy, justice and love....
  • CWLA 47th Biennial Conference: To listen with the heart

    More than 250 women from across Australia gathered in Parramatta to attend the 47th Biennial Conference of the Catholic Women’s League Australia (CWLA) from 22-24 September. The theme for the conference was ‘Listen with the Heart’ and evoked the values of understanding, forgiveness, compassion, empathy, mercy, justice and love....
  • Conference to focus on domestic violence and human trafficking

    About one in five Australian women has experienced violence at the hands of an intimate partner (ABS, 2013) and the global problem of human trafficking is also occurring in Australia. The Catholic Women’s League Australia (CWLA) will hold its 47th National Biennial Conference from 22-24 September at the Novotel,...
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