788 women were murdered in 2020 by a family member or intimate partner, across 17 EU member states (Photo: Natalie Hua)

Enough talk, only rights can eliminate patriarchal violence

Friday (25 November) is the UN's International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and we'll hear from world leaders and corporations espousing the virtues of equality through flashy campaigns and carefully-worded messaging calling for "safety", "protection" and "freedom".

These slogans continue to reverberate every 25 November and obviously do not stop the staggering number of women who ex...

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