National women's safety summit to address domestic and family violence

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
Updated September 5 2021 - 10:19pm, first published 6:30pm
Senator Anne Ruston. Picture: Keegan Carroll

A plea to economically free women to make their own choices about violent relationships, especially those on social welfare, has come from advocates just ahead of Australia's first National Women's Safety Summit.

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Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on karen.barlow@canberratimes.com.au