National day of remembrance paying tribute to the women and children who have been victims and lost their lives due to family violence
Australian women are most likely to experience physical and sexual violence in their home, at the hands of a former or current male partner.
15% of women have experienced physical or sexual violence from an ex-partner (the most likely type of known perpetrator for a female victim).
For 62% of the women who have experienced physical assault by a male perpetrator, the most recent incident was in their home.
Too many Australian women and children experience violence every day. ... On average, one woman a week is murdered by her current or former partner.