‘Violence against women is one of the great shames of Australia. It is a national disgrace,’ said Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in September last year.
And the Prime Minister has a clear understanding of the causes of this violence. “Violence against women begins with disrespecting women,” he said.
As far as it goes, it’s a solid analysis. But the practical side needs work.
For example, why is Turnbull’s government tolerating US pick up artist Jeff Allen running secret seminars in Sydney and Melbourne to, as Allen puts it, ‘teach men to nail whores’?