Fury: Women Write About Sex, Power and Violence


In Australia violence against women is a silent epidemic. By the age of 15 almost 20% of women have experienced sexual violence and more than one in three have experienced physical violence. One woman dies every week due to domestic violence in Australia. Violence against women is the leading contributor to death, disability and illness in women aged 15 to 44. Violence against women has been grabbing headlines all year: girls have been mutilated; girlfriends have been shot in bathrooms and thrown from balconies; wives have been burned; and mothers and kids have been left homeless by closing refuges. In this collection, some of Australia’s best women writers stare straight into the face of read more

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ISBN:

9781742709550

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

272

Dimensions:

13cm x 21cm

RRP:

$29.99

Category:

Fiction , Non-Fiction

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 February 2015