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Violence against women and their children affects everybody. It impacts on the health, wellbeing and safety of a significant proportion of Australians throughout all states and territories and places an enormous burden on the nation’s economy across family and community services, health and hospitals, income-support and criminal justice systems.

KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER

Knowledge transfer and exchange

ANROWS host activities as part of its knowledge transfer and exchange (KTE) work, including public lectures, workshops and research launches. Details of upcoming ANROWS activities and news are available from the list on the right.

ANROWS

About ANROWS

ANROWS was established by the Commonwealth and all state and territory governments of Australia to produce, disseminate and assist in applying evidence for policy and practice addressing violence against women and their children.

KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER

Knowledge translation resources

To support the take-up of evidence, ANROWS offers a range of resources developed from research to support practitioners and policy-makers in delivering evidence-based interventions.

RESEARCH REPORT

“Chuck her on a lie detector”: Investigating Australians’ mistrust in women’s reports of sexual assault

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RESEARCH REPORT

Intimate partner violence during the COVID-19 pandemic: A survey of women in Australia

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RESEARCH REPORT

Technology-facilitated abuse: A survey of support services stakeholders

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OUR MISSION

Deliver research evidence which drives policy and practice to end violence against women and children.

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Who we are

Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety Limited is an independent, not-for-profit research organisation established to produce evidence to support the reduction of violence against women and their children.

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Warawarni-gu Guma Statement

Healing Together in Ngurin Ngarluma.

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@ANROWS ON TWITTER

We congratulate @asdvconference on an excellent panel discussion on what justice looks like, facilitated by @FullStopAus CEO @HayleyFoster_. Panelists Thelma Schwartz, @MegClementC, @amani_haydar & @TrishDoyleMP outlined ways access to justice can be achieved & improved. #SDV21

PhD Scholarship Opportunity: @westernsydneyu is offering a fully-funded HDR scholarship as a part of an ARC @arc_gov_au project on traumatic brain injury related to domestic and family violence.
For more details please see here:
https://hubs.la/Q0106KVl0

Patriarchal beliefs & structures key drivers of violence against women - our new study shows religious participation associated w patriarchal views & lack of acknowledgment of DV in faith communities @ABCthedrum @bairdjulia @ANUmedia @WhatAustThinks @CCCH_AU @MCRI_for_kids

Dear survivors of violence who are bravely speaking out:
We hear you. We see you. We believe you.
You’re not alone.🧡 #OrangeTheWorld #16Days

"Psychological research has found that trigger warnings do not reduce negative reactions to disturbing material, & new Australian studies have found that ... in some people – that negative or stressful feelings may be prolonged by the warnings." https://hubs.ly/Q0102gg20

Read case studies in EJA's report, DEBT, DURESS AND DOB-INS: https://buff.ly/3c2GTRe #DV #16DaysofActivism #DV @bec_glenn @ACOSS @ANROWS @CLCsAustralia

In recent @ANROWS research into technology-facilitated abuse (#TFA) workers in support services described the way that #COVID19 had impacted both their clients’ experiences of TFA & their own ability to effectively support victims during this time. #16Days https://hubs.la/H0_PD_l0

Join us on Dec 9th for an incredibly timely discussion on ‘Achieving women’s safety & equality in the workplace’ with leading experts @dr_nikivincent @ANROWSCEO @OurWatchCEO & Rosie Batty. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/achieving-womens-safety-and-equality-in-the-workplace-registration-204238782697?aff=erelexpmlt #16Days @MonashGFV @Monash_Arts @ANROWS @OurWatchAus

We would like to congratulate the @AusHumanRights Sex Discrimination Commissioner, @Kate_Jenkins_ on the launch of Set the Standard: Report on the Independent Review into Commonwealth Parliamentary Workplaces (2021) yesterday. Read it online here: https://hubs.ly/Q0102hSx0

Today at the @ASDVConference, @davidgmandel from @SafeandTogether discussed Professor @ProfCHumphreys's concept of "absent presence" & why we pivot to the perpetrator to keep them visible. Read more about working with fathers who use violence here: https://www.anrows.org.au/project/invisible-practices-intervention-with-fathers-who-use-violence/ #SDV21

Today the @ASDVConference are meeting on Yugambeh language region land for their annual STOP Domestic Violence conference. It’s a hybrid virtual and in-person model thanks to #COVID19 border restrictions. We hope it is a fruitful conference. #SDV21 https://hubs.la/Q01021yC0

@ASDVConference @Respect__Vic @safer_families @UniMelbMDHS @ANROWS @WomensLegalVic @MigrationMonash https://twitter.com/CrimJustJournal/status/1465788811841982464

REPORTING


Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety Annual report 2020–21

This report details the organisation’s work across the last 12 months and outlines the Transitional Strategic Plan 2021–2022, which will inform our work as we move into the purview of the successor National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010–2022.

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publications, news and updates.

Counting the cost of violence against women – ANROWS Notepad | 30 November 2021

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Counting the cost of violence against women – ANROWS Notepad | 30 November 2021

The picture of violence against women research in Australia in 2021 – ANROWS Notepad | 16 November 2021

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The picture of violence against women research in Australia in 2021 – ANROWS Notepad | 16 November 2021

Why do 4 in 10 Australians mistrust women’s reports of sexual assault? – ANROWS Notepad | 2 November 2021

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Why do 4 in 10 Australians mistrust women’s reports of sexual assault? – ANROWS Notepad | 2 November 2021

Counting the cost of violence against women – ANROWS Notepad | 30 November 2021

Counting the cost of violence against women – ANROWS Notepad | 30 November 2021

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