Doctors have urged all Australians to join the fight against domestic violence.
Tim Kelly, a GP and chief executive of a South Australian doctor training program, says there has never been a better opportunity for society to take a meaningful and effective stand to prevent the deadly scourge of violence against women.
“Over 50 women have been murdered in Australia this year by former or current partners,” he said.
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“Women who spent the last years of their life in fear and isolation, and whose worst nightmares became an unspeakably grim reality.”