In Australia, Friday marked White Ribbon Day, part of an ongoing campaign to end violence against women.
It’s something important to Sydney-based doctor Angela Jay, 28, who nearly lost her life three weeks ago. Jay was stabbed 11 times and was doused in petrol by Paul Dennis Lambert, a man who she met on Tinder.
Jay is one of the lucky ones, compared to the numerous women who died due to domestic and family violence this year, something that she wrote about in a Facebook post on Friday.
“Today is White Ribbon Day and also Thanksgiving in the U.S. Both have particular significance for me this year as I almost lost my life 3 weeks ago in a very violent way,” Jay wrote. Read more…