The use of technology to perpetrate violence against women is a rapidly growing and serious problem. Australian data shows that there is increased cause for concern during COVID-19. Over the... Read more
Conflicting understandings of complex trauma create challenges for survivors of gender-based violence
In Australia, one quarter of women subject to gendered violence report at least three different forms of interpersonal victimisation in their lifetime, such as child sexual abuse, domestic violence, sexual... Read more
Failure to include domestic violence survivors in men’s behaviour change programs can exacerbate abuse
When victims/survivors of domestic violence aren’t involved in men’s behaviour change programs, perpetrators may use their participation as an opportunity to further their abuse. Every woman with a current or... Read more
National research organisations join forces to investigate patterns of intimate partner homicide and breaches of parenting orders
MEDIA RELEASE MONDAY 20 APRIL 2020 Intimate partner homicide With about seventy women killed by their partners or ex-partners each year, killing an intimate partner is the most common... Read more
Community safety is improved when sexual offenders are supported to reintegrate into communities. Programs that provide this support to offenders should be resourced, according to research published today by Australia’s... Read more
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