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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.

NEW RESEARCH

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

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ANROWS NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Evidence in Action

1-5 MARCH 2021 · ONLINE CONFERENCE

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NEW RESEARCH

Safe & Together Addressing ComplexitY for Children (STACY for Children)

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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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Warawarni-gu Guma Statement

Healing Together in Ngurin Ngarluma.

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@ANROWS ON TWITTER

A great thread of information from today's launch of new ANROWS research on self-represented litigants in the Family Law Courts ⬇️

And we thank the Australian Government (DSS) for funding to @ANROWS for the 4th Action Plan Research Program. We love your work @A_W_Morgan @hayleyboxall1 and your colleagues @AICriminology and look forward to the results of this further important COVID-19 and #VAW project. https://twitter.com/A_W_Morgan/status/1334748489247383554

Day 10 of the #16DaysofActivism2020 ! In 🇦🇺 we are lucky to have @ANROWS to help us deliver evidence which supports effective responses to violence against women and girls. Here’s @ANROWSCEO to tell us about their work here, and overseas with @kNOwVAWdata 🌏 @dfat

Looking forward to working with @ANROWS and our Commonwealth partners on next stage of @AICriminology research into the impact of #COVID19 on #domesticviolence among women w/@hayleyboxall1. Huge thanks to @ANROWSCEO and team for their support. More here: https://bit.ly/33I8nIq

Our new report led by @JWangmann shows most people who represent themselves in the Family Court
- can't afford a private lawyer, but don’t meet the criteria for legal aid
- find it difficult to obtain ongoing legal advice on their case.
https://www.anrows.org.au/project/exploring-the-impact-and-effect-of-self-representation-by-one-or-both-parties-in-family-law-proceedings-involving-allegations-of-family-violence/

Our research report on self-represented litigants in family law proceedings involving allegations of family violence released today. https://twitter.com/anrows/status/1334669809963823106

Today @JWangmann from @UTSEngage launched her new ANROWS research report in a session of the @lsaanz1 online Conference.
The report highlights how self-representation creates barriers for women in the Family Law Courts.
https://www.anrows.org.au/publication/no-straight-lines-self-represented-litigants-in-family-law-proceedings-involving-allegations-about-family-violence/

New ANROWS report:
Women who have experienced family violence often can't afford legal representation in the #FamilyCourt.
Many report that representing themselves disadvantages their cases.
Led by @JWangmann from @UTSLaw
https://www.anrows.org.au/media-releases/self-representation-creates-barriers-for-women-in-the-family-law-courts/

Read more about our work on #disability in today’s issue of our fortnightly bulletin, Notepad (and sign up to receive Notepad here: https://bit.ly/3fWbvVJ)
#16days #IDPWD
https://www.anrows.org.au/notepad/anrows-notepad-3-december-2020/

Our synthesis paper on violence against women (#VAW) & mental health examines the way that #MentalHealth intersects with #disability, as well as #trauma, #ComplexTrauma, coercive control, access to justice and parenting.
https://www.anrows.org.au/publication/violence-against-women-and-mental-health/
#16days #IDPWD

Today’s #16days resource points to proven & promising practice in early intervention for families with a child or parent with #disability. This research found that for mothers, safety means access to resources, support and community networks: https://bit.ly/3qm1Igw
#IDPWD2020

#FirstNations Inquiry: today @ANROWSCEO presented evidence at the NSW Select Committee on the High Level of First Nations People in Custody and Oversight and Review of Deaths in Custody. Key issues for #DFV & #SexualViolence:

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Australia’s National Research Agenda to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2020-2022

ANRA 2020-2022 provides a framework for, and guidance on, priority areas of research and research topics for academics, researchers, research funding bodies and governments across Australia.

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

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ANROWS Notepad 3 December 2020

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Study on global responses to domestic violence and abuse under Covid-19

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

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