Almost one in 10 Australian women in a relationship have experienced domestic violence during the coronavirus crisis, with two-thirds saying the attacks started or became worse during the pandemic.

A survey by the Australian Institute of Criminology also reveals more than half of women who had experienced physical or sexual violence before the COVID-19 crisis said the violence had become more frequent or severe since the start of the pandemic. (Links: https://bit.ly/31efveo,www.aic.gov.au/publications/sb/sb28).

Women and children aren’t alone in domestic violence, men also experience abuse. There are no official statistics on how many men experience violence and abuse in their relationships, but it could be as many as 1 in 3. (Link: https://bit.ly/2Yfw48c)

Adventists say no to violence.

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