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The women and children at risk in a lockdown (plus, the Pell verdict)

The women and children at risk in a lockdown (plus, the Pell verdict)

Update: 2020-04-071
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A lockdown, together with a shattered economy, means that many domestic violence victims are now trapped inside their home with their abuser, unable to access help and services. Today, Rick Morton on how coronavirus is making Australia’s domestic violence problem worse. 

Guest: Senior reporter for The Saturday Paper Rick Morton.

Background reading:

Family violence increasing during Covid-19 lockdown in The Saturday Paper

The Saturday Paper

The Monthly

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The women and children at risk in a lockdown (plus, the Pell verdict)

The women and children at risk in a lockdown (plus, the Pell verdict)