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How Dress For Success Hobart helped Melissa with her job search
After months with no luck finding work Melissa was feeling defeated. Here’s how Dress For Success Hobart’s outreach program, aimed at women experiencing disadvantage in remote parts of Tasmania, helped boost her confidence and motivation.
Sarah overcomes addiction and learns to live free
Domestic violence and addiction took their toll on mother-of-two Sarah’s mental health. Here’s how a group of inspiring women, brought together by the LIVEfree Project, helped turn her life around.
How a new home helped Sara heal after experiencing modern slavery
Sara was subjected to conditions of servitude that led her to feel scared, powerless and hopeless. The Modern Slavery Housing Program helped her find her own home and take back control.
The wristwatch saving victims of domestic violence
Mum-of-three Stephanie was constantly looking over her shoulder, terrified of an attack from her abusive ex-partner. A piece of technology on her wrist has changed things for the better.
Providence House: a shelter for asylum seekers fleeing domestic violence
Many women and children fleeing situations of domestic and family violence in their home countries have passed through the doors of Providence House. Here are two of their stories.
How has COVID-19 impacted victims of domestic violence in Australia?
The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting lockdown orders in Australia have had an unprecedented impact on domestic violence, the effects of which will be felt for years to come.
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