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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.


Knowledge transfer and exchange

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.



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 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.

featured articles

Study shows economic abuse is exacerbated by gambling

Wednesday, 30th September 2020

New research published today by ANROWS shows that while gambling does not directly cause intimate partner violence (IPV), it... Read more

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Survey of Australian women shows domestic violence has escalated during Coronavirus pandemic

Monday, 13th July 2020

New research from the Australian Institute of Criminology provides the strongest evidence to date that women are experiencing a... Read more

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New research to investigate the growing problem of technology-facilitated abuse

Thursday, 4th June 2020

The use of technology to perpetrate violence against women is a rapidly growing and serious problem. Australian data shows... Read more


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