Thu, Nov 25|
Online Zoom Event
The WHY Campaign's International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women
Time & Location
Nov 25, 2021, 8:00 PM GMT+11 – Nov 26, 2021, 9:30 PM GMT+11
Online Zoom Event
About the Event
Register now to attend our free online live recorded Domestic | Family | Intimate Partner Violence Awareness & Educational W.H.Y. Campaign Events - We are kicking off Day 1 of 16 consecutive days of activism against gender-based violence on our first Event Topic -
'Miscarriage of Justice: How do we ensure the Justice system serves the victim not the Perpetrator & Advocay for justice for baby Charlie Mullaley (R.I.P.).
Judge Eugene M. Hyman retired from the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara (San Jose) where, for 20 years, he presided over cases in the criminal, civil, probate, family, and delinquency divisions of the court. He has presided over an adult domestic violence court and in 1999 presided over the first juvenile domestic violence and family violence court in the United States. Judge Hyman has spoken to both national and international audiences and has published articles on issues surrounding domestic violence in the criminal and family courts-especially with co-occurring issues of substance abuse and mental health. He has a special interest in domestic violence as it affects children in the home and in the family court setting. He has special understanding of sexual abuse, stalking, and strangulation, as they intersect with domestic violence.
Guest Speaker Bio
George Newhouse is the principal solicitor of the National Justice Project and an Adjunct Professor of Law at Macquarie University. He is well known for his extensive work in fighting for justice for people experiencing mental health issues, LGBTQI+, immigrants, prisoners, asylum seekers, youth detainees, and First Nations people. George was voted one of the 25 winners of the 2021 Impact25 Awards, which recognises the work of Australia's most influential, innovative and collaborative change-makers. George serves on the Board of Deadly Connections, and is a Committee Member of the Climate Justice Programme. George is a leading voice on social justice issues in the public sphere. You can read his articles in the ABC and The Guardian.
Guest Speaker Bio
Kath Pinkerton, is the great aunt of baby Charlie Mullaley (R.I.P) "My name is Kathleen. My beautiful little grand-nephew, Charlie Mullaley, was taken from his mum, Tamica, in the most horrific circumstances after she was arrested by West Australian Police instead of being helped as a domestic violence victim. Police threw my niece into a van and took her away to be charged, leaving baby Charlie at the site of this horrific domestic violence. Hours later, he was murdered. Now, our family must have justice." You may have heard of our family’s story on the documentary series, See What You Made Me Do. It was in 2013 when this tragedy occurred, and to this day the WA Police refuse to launch an investigation into the way they failed Tamica and her Baby Charlie.
You can find more about the case here https://www.change.org/p/justiceforbabycharlie-our-little-angel-deserved-better
Email us your questions on our Website ‘Contact Us’ Page, and we will do our best to answer, as many of them during the event as possible. We ask for respect towards all our wonderful generous guest speakers’ who have given their time, and invaluable contribution to share their insights, wisdom and lived expertise to raise more awareness, education, and make this world a better place, free from all forms of DFV violence in our society.