One of the saddest parts of what’s meant to be an incredibly happy, warm and joyous month is that December is a peak period for family violence in Australia.
In Australia 1 domestic violence incidence takes place every 2 minutes. One in three women have experienced physical or sexual violence by someone known to them. Sexual assault and domestic violence are the most common crimes committed in Australia.
This episode of The Wealth Faculty is an invitation to all of us to rise up and over the epidemic that is domestic violence.
Nicolle Edwards is the Founder of RizeUp Australia and has helped over 1000 women and families relocate, restart their lives and RizeUp.
If you’re inspired to help us end family violence in Australia, you can support RizeUp for as little as $2 per week. All the details are at https://www.rizeup.com.au/
You can connect with Rizeup on Facebook and Instagram.
Listen out for –
4:12 – Nicolle’s Fire In The Belly
5:13 – How RizeUp Started and how they help families Leaving Violence For Safety
12:19 – Domestic Violence Is Not Sexy
14:50 – Removing Domestic Violence Is a Team Effort
19:58 – A Snapshot of Family Violence
29:25 – Teenagers, Porn & Relationship Violence
33:33 – The Saddest Statistic About Family Violence
38:34 – The smell of urine
40:37 – When someone asked Nicolle for help after admitting ‘I don’t treat the missus very well’
1:05:57 – Let’s Help 5000 Families
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