Fifty years of lies about domestic violence

Bettina Arndt Getty Images Bettina Arndt 27 September 2021  4:08 PM Exactly fifty years ago, the world’s first refuge for women fleeing domestic violence opened in London. After her small Chiswick terrace quickly filled to overflowing, the next twelve years became a constant scramble for founder Erin Pizzey as she set up dozens of women’s […]

Erasing mothers’ violence towards their children

Bettina Arndt 14 December 2021   4:00 AM           When the Howard government introduced family law reforms encouraging shared parenting, Australia led the world in supporting children’s rights to have both divorced parents actively involved in their care. Now, fifteen years later, these reforms have been derailed by claims this puts […]