“Someone knows, someone always knows it’s happening. Your silence is condoning their crime.”
Today I pulled the car over and sobbed as over the radio came the announcement Malcolm Turnbull had committed significant funding to help stop the family violence in Australia.
Finally. After hearing the devastating stories of numerous women whose lives have been cut short by the actions of depraved, jealous partners and being forced to relive my own past each time a new story hits the media, this reaction was of extreme relief. In 2015 alone, this latest announcement has come 65 victims too late. This is our chance to change this statistic for good, to save lives, and to stand up for the basic human right of everyone to be safe. It’s time we all played our part.