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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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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.

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.

ANROWS NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Evidence in Action

1-5 MARCH 2021 · ONLINE CONFERENCE

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NEW RESEARCH

Accurately identifying the ‘person most in need of protection’ in domestic and family violence law

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NEW RESEARCH

Exploring the impact and effect of self-representation by one or both parties in Family Law proceedings involving allegations of FV

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

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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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Register for the ANROWS National Research Conference before 5 February 2021 and get our Early Bird discount PLUS reduced registration fees! #DFV

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Important work: alongside a team that deals with illegal and harmful content, including child sex abuse material, the @eSafetyOffice has an Image-Based Abuse team who cover the non-consensual sharing of intimate images or videos, or threats to do so. https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/investigators-tasked-with-viewing-the-worst-aspects-of-humanity-20201231-p56r1y.html

Looking forward to the @ANROWS Conference! https://twitter.com/anrows/status/1349515012780376065

Early bird registration is now open for the 2021 ANROWS National Research Conference! Save $50 (up to 30%) by registering before 5 February 2021.

https://anrows.delegateconnect.co/registrations/page/intro

"The Australian Institute of Criminology [@AICriminology] researcher Hayley Boxall said the findings show women who have been reported for domestic and family violence behaviours were often responding to threatened or actual abuse." #DFV

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/jan/13/most-women-who-commit-family-violence-turn-to-verbal-abuse-report-finds

The Lighthouse Pilot commences today in the Brisbane and Parramatta registries for parenting only applications. The Pilot screens for risk, with a primary focus on improving outcomes for families. For more information see http://www.federalcircuitcourt.gov.au/lighthouse

The Department of Social Services has released the first Australian #research to examine women who use force. It found strong evidence that women who use force have experienced high rates of #DFV & childhood abuse or victimisation.
https://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/articles/women-who-use-force

New research by Cynthia Brown, @MichaelGLFlood & @hegarty_kelsey finds "young people perceive [digital dating abuse] DDA to have significant emotional consequences for victims and that there are gender differences in the perpetration and impact of DDA." https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13676261.2020.1858041?journalCode=cjys20

Such a pleasure to work on this article with @HDouglasLaw and Nicola Sheeran exploring service provider views on #reproductivecoercion against women from migrant minority ethnic backgrounds @safer_families @UniMelbMDHS @mariestopesaus https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13691058.2020.1859617#.X_zYZh_QRPE.twitter

ANROWS supports academics to disseminate their research beyond academia to increase its impact, using a dedicated Knowledge Translation & Exchange (KTE) team.
#research #KTE

https://theconversation.com/unis-want-research-shared-widely-so-why-dont-they-properly-back-academics-to-do-it-151375

The National Community Attitudes towards Violence against Women Survey, or NCAS (available on the ANROWS website), examines prevalence of stereotypes & attitudes to women experiencing violence. Outdated attitudes are barriers to women accessing justice.
https://www.smh.com.au/national/little-justice-in-treatment-of-alleged-abuse-victims-20210103-p56re2.html

ANROWS

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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ANROWS Notepad 17 December 2020

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Barriers preventing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women from reporting family violence

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Self-representation creates barriers for women in the Family Law Courts

ANROWS Notepad 17 December 2020

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