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This is student assessment work for the unit: 'Working for Justice in Australia'.

This is student assessment work for the unit: 'Working for Justice in Australia'.

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Abuse against Women Presentation Transcript

  • 1. AGAINST WOMEN By Brooke , Amy and Aimee
  • 2. Social Injustice
  • 3. What is Abuse??
    • Abuse is to treat someone
    • ( person or animal ) with cruelty or violence
  • 4. Abuse in Mississippi Burning
    • In Mississippi Burning there are social justice issues of racism against colored people in America at the time .
    • At the time in which the movie was set , Black people were disrespected for the littlest things .
    • The white people made sure that the black people had a hard time ; treating them with no dignity , putting them down and attacking them , pretending that nothing had happened
  • 5. This is the sort of behavior which encourages abuse against women , not just colored people
    • In the movie , the men who participated in attacking the black people stood alongside their friend as he bashed up his wife , for letting the gravesite of the boys slip to the federal agents .
    • Nothing was done about this ,as the woman who was bashed was the deputy chief’s wife .
    • It seems like this attitude is reflected throughout Australia and the world , with abused women being ignored .
  • 6.  
  • 7. What has the Federal and State Government done?
    • There are many organizations throughout Australia which aim to stop violence against women
    • One of these is Amnesty International created by the government , who run the campaign “Violence Against Women , Australia says NO “
  • 8.
    • The Federal Government has given these organizations very little funding - with only $75.7 million allocated over 4 years given to address the issue
    • The Government has shown that it is hardly interested in the much needed campaigns that deal with the issue
    • Not enough is being done to stop abuse against women .
    • More money needs to be put aside to support these campaigns .
    • Australia needs to follow the lead of other countries and raise awareness and solve the justice issue of abuse against women !!!!
  • 9.  
  • 10. A survey by Amnesty International in 2004 found that in Australia:
    • 57 per cent of women interviewed had experience at least 1 incident of violence in their lifetime
    • 1 in 3 experienced violence in their intimate relationship
    • Indigenous Women are at the Greatest risk
    • Young woman aged 18 to 24 are far more likely to be victims of sexual assault
  • 11.  
  • 12. Catholic Teachings
    • The Catholic Church recognizes that violence especially against the vulnerable and defenseless , is abhorrent
    • Pope John Paul in his 1995 letter to women recognized that
    • “ Violence Against Women , inside and outside the home is never Justified “ .
    • He also declared that “ the time has come to condemn the types of sexual violence which frequently have women for their object .
  • 13.
    • The Church condemns that the use of the bible supports abusive behavior in any form
    • And explain that religion can be either a “ resource or a roadblock “for battered women
  • 14.
    • But this view was not always the churches 1st choice
    • There is still major issues involving women roles in the Church - if a woman wants to be a priest or pope or in anyway a leader in the church , they can’t
    • The inequality between the sexes is only justified by this
  • 15. The church aims to overcome the problems of abuse by :
    • Attacking the root of the cause of violence including poverty , substance abuse , lack of opportunity and racism
    • Promote more personal responsibility
    • Confront all forms of abuse against women
  • 16.  
  • 17. How does the school address the issue?
    • School in no way assist the notion that violence against women is OK
    • Actually there is now a no tolerance rule about violence in general in any way or form
    • Every Schools view of violence has changed over the years
    • The cane used to be given to students who misbehaved for the littlest things like forgetting a book or talking in class
    • Since those days school views have changed and now it is forbidden to use violence against a student either male or female.
  • 18. HSC aims to build a safe and caring environment and bullying is Unwanted , Unwelcome and Unsolicited !
    • Bullying is Not Tolerated at our school , and therefore any report of it will be investigated and appropriate action will be taken out
    • Teachers are asked to;
    • Report all cases 
    •  Stop any incident they encounter and take immediate steps to remove the source of distress
    • Students are encouraged to Intervene positively if they observe an incident of bullying
    •  Make it clear that bullying isn’t acceptable
  • 19.  
  • 20. Personal Feelings
    • As a group , we believe that abuse against women is disgusting and that nobody should condone it because men and women are equal
    • And therefore we should be treated the same
    • The Movie ‘ Mississippi Burning ‘ deals with the issue seriously and made us think about how we can help these women to overcome these horrible acts of cruelty
  • 21. Most of these women won’t tell anyone about it and therefore the situation gets worse . We need to;
    • Speak out against abuse against women
    • Listen to women and Believe them
    • Confront those in authority if they fail to prevent , punish and redress abuse
    • Challenge religious , social and cultural attitudes and stereotypes which diminish women’s humanity
    • Promote Women’s equal access
    • Support women
  • 22. What can we do ?
    • As individuals we can try and raise awareness of abuse against women
    • The wider community needs to know that some women are continually being abuse and they are in Great Danger
  • 23. The Statistics are frightening !!!!!
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  • 26. Thanks for Watching Our Presentation