Yearly Archives: 2018


Leaving is only part of the battle…


Fraser Coast Chronicle Article 8 June 2018CEO of Red Roses Foundation and domestic violence specialist Betty Taylor said when a person starts strangling someone else, they’re pretty serious about killing them. “If women don’t die from that initial strangulation event, they can still die anywhere up to a year later from blood clots, strokes and more. “The average time it took a woman to die was four months after strangulation.”  

Leaving is only part of the battle…2019-08-08T07:41:38+10:00

Our choking victims need support as sex loophole exposed


Article by Sherele Moody IT'S been many years since a trusted man tried to choke the life out of Jacque Lachmund, but she remembers the assault like it was yesterday. Struggling to breathe, her windpipe crushed under his strong hands and her body frozen in fear, Ms Lachmund said she let her body go limp as she pretended to pass out. The "playing dead" ruse worked, with the attacker letting the successful businesswoman go when her body went limp.... read more in the links below: ROCKHAMPTON SURAT BUNDABERG WARWICK MACKAY IPSWICH GYMPIE GLADSTONE [...]

Our choking victims need support as sex loophole exposed2019-08-08T07:48:50+10:00

Strangulation Prevention Training


Red Rose Foundation brought to Brisbane world acclaimed specialist trainers from the San Diego Institute on Strangulation Prevention. The attendees of this training learned how to: identify the signs and symptoms of near fatal strangulation cases; understand and recognise the anatomy and medical aspects of surviving and non-surviving victims; investigate and document cases for prosecution; prosecute cases, including using experts in court; and most importantly, enhance victim safety through trauma informed advocacy services.

Strangulation Prevention Training2019-08-08T07:51:39+10:00

Strangulation Prevention Training


The Bianca Faith Given National Institute for Strangulation Prevention has been developed as a program of the Red Rose Foundation to advance our knowledge, practice skills and successful intervention and prosecutions of non-lethal domestic violence strangulation. We are excited to be bringing back to Australia world acclaimed specialist trainers from the San Diego Institute on Strangulation Prevention. The training held in February 2017 was an outstanding success. Strangulation has been identified as one of the most lethal forms of domestic violence and sexual assault: unconsciousness may occur within seconds and death within minutes. Attendees of this training learn how to identify [...]

Strangulation Prevention Training2019-08-08T07:54:18+10:00

The ultimate form of control


The ultimate form of control Until she lost her daughter, Sonia Anderson had no idea how common the act of strangulation was — or why so many could get away with it. By TRENT DALTON Sonia Anderson. Picture: Justine Walpole From The Weekend Australian Magazine April 21, 2018 17 MINUTE READ Ever since her daughter Bianca died she has choked on the S-word. Some warped physiological aftershock of loss. Eight years of grieving sucked up from her gut and through her heart and into a voice box that won’t spit that one awful word out. Sonia Anderson stands in the place where her daughter, [...]

The ultimate form of control2019-08-09T15:33:39+10:00
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