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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.

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News and events

ANROWS hosts events as part of its knowledge transfer and exchange 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.

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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.

NEW REPORT

Economic security and intimate partner violence

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NEW RESEARCH

Compliance with and enforcement of family law parenting orders: Final report

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NEW RESEARCH

A socio-ecological exploration of adolescent violence in the home and young people with disability: The perceptions of mothers and practitioners

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NEW RESEARCH

Adolescent family violence in Australia: A national study of service and support needs for young people who use family violence

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OUR MISSION

To influence evidence-based developments in policy and practice design for the prevention of and response to violence against women, and its impacts on their children, nationally.

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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

HURRY! Last chance to register for our special #16Days webinar tomorrow: “No more circles: Learning from survivors, perpetrators and practitioners on how to respond better to intimate partner and sexual violence.”

Thursday 8 December at 1pm (AEDT).
https://hubs.la/Q01tn_6-0

There were 311 intimate partner violence (IPV) homicides in Australia between 2010 & 2018. The majority of cases involved a male offender killing a current or former female partner. #16Days @UN_women 🧵

Please share this UN call for submissions on the family court @anrows @ourwarch @nnedv @wesnet @SimonLapierre @PreventConnect @PCARORG @womensaid @WomensLegalACT @WomensLegalVic @wlsq @womenslegalnsw @womenslegalwa @LynAnge11 https://twitter.com/JanineRees3/status/1599976715597799425

Dr @Kate_FitzGibbon is the Director of @monashGFV & Professor @MonashArts. She conducts research in the area of domestic & family violence, femicide, responses to all forms of violence against women, & the impacts of law reform in Australia & internationally. #16Days #PushForward

WA: Advocates "are hoping for change is in the year or two after victim-survivors leave a #DFV situation. Statistics contained in the report show the highest-risk period [for suicide] was in the months immediately after a woman's final report to police." https://hubs.la/Q01v3MvS0

New Ways for Our Families is available now on the @ANROWS website. https://hubs.la/Q01v30Lx0 Keep an eye out for the second publication from this important project, due to be published in the new year.

The award recognises innovation for best outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people. Community researchers lead action research, demonstrating that communities hold valuable knowledge about how to protect and keep children safe.

Congratulations New Ways for Our Families community researchers and the team @QATSICPP, winners of the 2022 Innovation within the sector award at the Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Child Protection Awards. https://hubs.la/Q01v32WS0

Recent ANROWS research showed that sexual violence has ongoing detrimental effects on women’s health and wellbeing #16Days @UN_Women 🧵

Reminder: How to support clients exposed to technology-facilitated coercive control. Join @FamilyStudies on Wed 7 Dec at 1pm for insight into the different ways that victims and survivors might experience technology-facilitated #coercivecontrol.
https://hubs.la/Q01rSkw20

"As @LynAnge11 says, we need the federal attorney-general to lead a national conversation about how we achieve justice for sexual violence complainants in Australia. All ideas should be on to be on the table," writes Dr @JennaPrice in the @smh. #SV
https://hubs.la/Q01tY2Sr0

“What needs to happen to make the world a better place so that women & men, girls & boys live in a world that is in peace & dignity? The @kNOwVAWdata course allowed me to reflect on that.”

http://knowvawdata.com/course

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A life course approach to determining the prevalence and impact of sexual violence in Australia: Findings from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health

This new report reveals that the prevalence of sexual violence against women in Australia is much higher than previously considered, with far-reaching impacts on women’s lives, especially on their finances, health and wellbeing.

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Ending violence in one generation – ANROWS Notepad | 17 November 2022

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Ending violence in one generation – ANROWS Notepad | 17 November 2022

System for enforcing parenting orders is ineffective and needs to align with children’s best interests, ANROWS research finds

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System for enforcing parenting orders is ineffective and needs to align with children’s best interests, ANROWS research finds

ANROWS welcomes new National Plan

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ANROWS welcomes new National Plan

Ending violence in one generation – ANROWS Notepad | 17 November 2022

Ending violence in one generation – ANROWS Notepad | 17 November 2022

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