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Violence against women and 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.


News and events

ANROWS hosts events as part of its knowledge transfer and exchange work, including public lectures, workshops and research launches. Details of upcoming ANROWS activities and news are available from the list on the right.



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.



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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ANROWS is a research organisation established to produce, disseminate and assist in applying evidence in addressing violence against women and their children in Australia.

We offer a range of peer-reviewed research reports, summaries and resources to assist professionals who work with women and children who experience violence and men who use violence.

Get in touch with ANROWS to find out how we can help you with your work and/or research.

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Research to policy and practice papers

Concise papers that summarise key findings of research on violence against women and their children, including research produced under ANROWS’s research program, and provide advice on implications for policy and practice.

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Research reports

Technical reports on empirical research produced under ANROWS’s Research Program. These in-depth reports provide methodological detail and findings that are likely to be of primary use to researchers or professionals significantly engaged with the topic.

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Insights and special collections

ANROWS’s work including occasional papers, submissions and annotated resource collections focusing on specific themes.

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ANROWS resources

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ANROWS Digital Library

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Change the Story: National framework for the prevention of violence against women and their children

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