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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
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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

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