Month: January 2022

Domestic violence escalated as COVID-19 pandemic created ‘perfect conditions’ for abusers

The pandemic has provided the “perfect conditions” for domestic violence abusers, an expert says, following a string of high-profile cases in recent years. Hayley Foster, the chief executive of Full Stop Australia — an organisation that supports domestic and family violence victims — said the frequency and severity of violence in the home had escalated during lockdowns. “The pandemic… Read more »