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Violence against women in times of disaster

Dr Debra Parkinson; Rachael Mackay; Steve O’Malley, Women's Health in the North; Women's Health Goulburn North East; Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Services Board
16 DEC 2015

Australians have a 1 in 6 estimated lifetime exposure to natural disaster. In the traumatic aftermath of a natural disaster, research indicates the risk of violence against women increases. Many women experiencing gendered violence in rural and remote areas also face challenges in accessing limited local support services. Watch this webinar to find out more about this important issue and how to respond.