Open letter to the Leader of the Opposition, Mr Bill Shorten
Thursday, March 5, 2015
One in Three Campaign

Thank you, Bill, for your concern about the serious issue of violence in Australian society.

You offered some statistics about violence against women and also about women's experience of family violence, but nothing about male victims.

Here are the corresponding statistics when it comes to men:

Neither these statistics, nor those of female victims are acceptable in a civilised society.

Bill, you talked yesterday of standing with every Australian experiencing family violence. Please ensure Labor's family violence response encompasses men, women and children, whether victims or perpetrators.

One in Three

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