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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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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.

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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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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.

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RESEARCH PROGRAM

2020–2022 ANROWS Core Grant Research Program

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POLICY BRIEF

Defining and responding to coercive control

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The ANROWS Register of Active Research

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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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ANROWS looks forward to working with @Mary_Wooldridge in her new role as Director of the Workplace Gender Equality Agency @WGEAgency. #genderequality

"Victims of #DFV who report to police stations would be supported by independent specialists in a trial program to start as soon as next month. The trial would see workers from the Women's Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service" at 5 NSW police stations. https://7news.com.au/news/crime/nsw-to-trial-dv-workers-at-police-stations-c-2620472

Women are more likely to experience sexual assault by someone they know, rather than a stranger. But 1 in 3 Australians are unaware of this fact. Sexual assault can occur in all kinds of relationships inclusive of all of genders and sexualities. We are here to support you. #SAAM

Victoria: Inquiry into Victoria's criminal justice system.
The Committee, chaired by @FionaPattenMLC, has been asked to investigate the various issues associated with the operation of Victoria’s justice system.
Submissions close: Wed 1 September 2021.
https://www.parliament.vic.gov.au/lsic-lc/inquiries/inquiry/1003

National: Review of direct cross-examination ban - Family Law Act 1975. Evaluating the 2018 amendments to the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) that protect victims of #DFV by banning direct cross-examination in family law matters.
Submissions close: 28 May 2021
https://www.ag.gov.au/families-and-marriage/consultations/review-direct-cross-examination-ban-family-law-act-1975

Queensland: The Taskforce on Coercive Control and Women’s Experience in the Criminal Justice System has a website, where you can register your interest to participate in future consultation.
#VAW #DFV #legal #Queensland
https://www.womenstaskforce.qld.gov.au/

ANROWS welcomes the first report from the NSW Select Committee on the High Level of First Nations People in Custody & Oversight and Review of Deaths in Custody.

https://www.parliament.nsw.gov.au/committees/Pages/committeeprofile/high-level-of-first-nations-people-in-custody-and-oversight-and-review-of-deaths-in-custody.aspx#tab-reportsandgovernmentresponses

"Research by @OurWatchAus & @ANROWS shows that one of the most consistent predictors of support for violence against women is men’s agreement with sexist attitudes."
#MAFSAustralia #MAFS
https://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/real-life/news-life/mafs-grooms-staying-silent-over-bryces-behaviour-is-a-sign-of-a-wider-problem/news-story/1419a083e7a5385961962c9c4048bf21

Yesterday the Minister for Women’s Safety, @Anne_Ruston announced on @LinkedIn that the Morrison Government has opened public consultation on the next National Plan to reduce family, domestic & sexual violence in Australia. Participate here: https://engage.dss.gov.au/

On Thursday 29 April, WorkUP Queensland are offering a free webinar to support people working in the #sexualassault workforce to understand recent QLD law changes and prompt discussion about what this means for their work.

Register: https://events.humanitix.com/spark-webinar-rape-law-reform

"As one colleague explained, when you represent “the other” you spend a lot of time explaining context and justifying your methodological approach. Applying Indigenous knowledge and methodology to mainstream academic work creates many points of tension."
https://theconversation.com/indigenous-scholars-struggle-to-be-heard-in-the-mainstream-heres-how-journal-editors-and-reviewers-can-help-157860

Webinar: Evaluation in the violence against women sector. Evaluation is a standard requirement for most community based services, program & projects, but doing it in the #VAW sector can be complex.
Join @Respect__Vic & @arcjustice on 27/04 to discuss: https://www.anrows.org.au/event/webinar-evaluation-in-the-violence-against-women-sector/

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Annual Report
2019–20

Throughout a tumultuous year, ANROWS provided a much-needed evidence to support the safety of women and children. Access the Annual Report to read about our highlights from the year, and find out more about who we are, our work and our governance.

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