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    The NCAS

    The NCAS tells us how people understand violence against women, their attitudes towards it, what influences their attitudes, and if there has been a change over time.

    The report

    The National Community Attitudes towards Violence against Women and Gender Equality Survey.


  • Resources

    The 2017 NCAS

    A collection of resources to help assist in the communication of NCAS findings and messages.

    The report

    The National Community Attitudes towards Violence against Women and Gender Equality Survey.


  • The NCAS team

    The NCAS project is a unique, national, cross-university, cross-sector collaboration.

    It is led by ANROWS in partnership with researchers from the Social Research Centre, the University of Melbourne, RMIT University, the University of New South Wales, and VicHealth. Survey data was collected by the Social Research Centre. A diverse range of experts and stakeholders are involved in the NCAS through its governance structure.


    In addition to representatives from the Department of Social Services, the NCAS Implementation Group and Research Team responsible for planning and implementing the survey, includes:

    Ms Kim Webster

    Manager and lead author (NCAS), ANROWS

    Professor Jenny Morgan

    Melbourne Law School, The University of Melbourne (Implementation Group co-chair)

    Professor Julie Stubbs

    Faculty of Law, UNSW (Implementation Group co-chair)

    Dr Kristin Diemer

    Senior Research Fellow, Department of Social Work, The University of Melbourne

    Associate Professor Anastasia Powell

    Criminology and Justice Studies, RMIT University

    Dr Nikki Honey

    Research Director, Social Research Centre

    Ms Justine Mickle

    Project Officer (NCAS), ANROWS

    Ms Samantha Mannix

    Research Officer (NCAS), ANROWS

    Ms Violeta Marticorena Politoff

    Senior Research Officer (NCAS), ANROWS

    Ms Rosie Yasmin

    Research Officer (NCAS), ANROWS


    Download the NCAS summary report

    The National Community Attitudes towards Violence against Women and Gender Equality Survey


    The rippling effects of bushfire disasters. This paper highlights implications for assessment and interventions with women residing within high bushfire-affected communities experiencing or at risk of violence post-disaster. @hegarty_kelsey @ProfCHumphreys https://bit.ly/37nmS43

    Important resources for the #BushfireCrisisAustralia from the Gender and Disaster Pod @WHGNE
    @whinwomen https://twitter.com/ANROWS/status/1220214807585886213

    In the latest issue of Notepad, @ANROWS looks at the evidence about #domesticviolence during times of disaster. The 1800RESPECT service is available to anyone seeking support, information and referrals. Call 1800 737 732, any time of the day or night.

    Thanks @ANROWS for sharing this important work. @WHGNE / @whinwomen for more. https://twitter.com/anrows/status/1220214807585886213

    In four simple steps you can improve the safety of women affected by the #BushfireCrisisAustralia #NSWfires
    (Postcard from @WHGNE & @whinwomen):


    Bushfire Crisis and Climate Emergency, Extensive relief resources listed, Black Deaths in Custody, Reproductive Abuse and more. - https://mailchi.mp/awava/wa-family-violence-law-reform-package-group-home-violence-resources-events-and-more-2687105

    Poignant words from @amani_haydar_ about having her mother's narrative taken over by the courtroom and media: “But it was very disempowering and silencing to have my mum's narrative go through the filter of what a courtroom requires.”


    An important and helpful paper by @DrLauraTarzia drawing on the voices of victims/survivors to explore factors associated with intimate partner sexual violence at the individual, relationship, community, and societal levels.
    #IPSV #DFV

    Very excited to share this piece written with @Dr_AnastasiaP for @ANROWS on the importance of mixed methods research on social norms and #ViolenceAgainstWomen https://twitter.com/ANROWS/status/1219865746081107969

    New ANROWS report:

    This study explores the feasibility of including social norms measures in the National Community Attitudes towards Violence against Women Survey (NCAS)

    Teenage boys with progressive attitudes about gender are much less likely to bully or engage in violent acts than their peers with rigid, traditional views of masculinity. https://www.minnpost.com/second-opinion/2020/01/teenage-boys-with-progressive-attitudes-about-gender-are-less-likely-to-be-violent-study-finds/ via @MinnPost

    Our systematic review, led by PhD candidate @meusupol, published in Trauma, Violence, & Abuse examines the effect of family violence exposure on adolescent academic achievement: https://doi.org/10.1177/1524838019899486 FV leads to lower academic performance @ANROWS @safer_families @FamilyStudies