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This weekend, tens of thousands of protesters gathered in cities across Australia to demand action against gendered violence and domestic abuse.

Sparked by a significant rise in the number of women killed this year, with all alleged perpetrators being men – the community is demanding greater action from governments.

In Meanjin, more than 3,000 protesters gathered in Brisbane’s CBD.

If you need support:

National domestic, family, sexual violence counselling service 1800RESPECT, 1800 732 737.


Image: Image Credit: Supplied/ Netta Finney

Produced By: Netta Finney

Featured In Story: Diane Gipey – Yamatji woman and domestic violence worker, Naomi Gipey – Yamatji woman and domestic violence worker, Fiona Allen – Volunteer at Broken to Brilliant and Financial Superwomen, and Senator Larissa Waters – Leader of the Australian Greens in the Senate

First aired on The Wire, Monday 29 April 2024