In Weekend: Women tell of survival

IN AUSTRALIA a woman is more likely to be killed in her own home by her male partner than anywhere else or by anyone else in the world, according to the Bureau of Statistics. Between 80 and 100 Australian women die at the hands of their partners every year.

Inside Weekend, in Saturday's Fraser Coast Chronicle, meet the domestic violence survivors who no longer want to whisper their stories from the shadows.

Pick up a copy to read four inspirational tell-alls of tragedy and triumph for The Red Heart Campaign's "Why I Stayed" project.

Also inside, one-woman comedy powerhouse Melissa McCarthy returns to the big screen in her latest US box office triumph, The Boss.

Block stars Ayden and Jess show you how to make a bath caddy, just in time for Mother's Day.

Plus, discover seven ways to reduce your household spend each week with Stay At Home Mum's Jody Allen.



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