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Breaking the culture of domestic violence

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The recent spate of publicisied domestic violence cases has well and truly illustrated the horrific circumstances many men, women and children are living under in Australia everyday.
While police, courts and support groups scramble to reform a system that is leaving victims vulnerable, many have asked what the underlying factors are that drive many to commit extreme violence and murders in their own family.
Reporter Rachael Dexter spoke with Fiona McCormack from  Domestic Violence Victoria and Libby Davies from White Ribbon about the immense task ahead of Australia to change a deeply ingrained culture of sexism.

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