My 8 year old gets it.

Questions for Us

This morning, on my way to school with my 12 year old, I was talking to her about how frustrated I was that over the last two weeks or so, there has been constant reporting on how one man followed another man back to his place and stabbed him to death. Every night, another report about the case. I commented to my daughter that there should be more reports about the 24 women who have been murdered so far, this year (11 weeks) – two murders per week here in Australia.

As we were having dinner tonight The Project DID do a story (we both shot a look at each other) about the increasing statistics of violence against women – with murder obviously being the worst outcome but that a very high percentage of women experience abuse in their lives; whether it be verbal, physical, at home or out in…

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