Tolerance.ca
Director / Editor: Victor Teboul, Ph.D.
Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations, Tolerance.ca® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Family violence can include fire threats and burning. We can do more to protect women

By Heather Douglas, Professor of Law, The University of Melbourne
Yvonne Singer, BRANZ Research Fellow/Burns Program Coordinator, Victorian Adult Burn Service, Monash University
Share this article
Using fire and burning, and threats to burn, as part of family violence is more common than many people realise. These tools and tactics are used to coercively control a partner or ex-partner.

Recent legal cases highlight the issue. As one of several acts of family violence against his partner, BrettThe Conversation


Read complete article

© The Conversation -
Subscribe to Tolerance.ca


Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter