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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 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.

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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.

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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.


EXTERNALLY FUNDED RESEARCH PROJECTS

Beyond skin-deep: Social and emotional work in the beauty industry

Background

Hair and beauty salon workers are in frequent contact with diverse members of the community.

Aim

This project aims to investigate the under-explored role that salon workers play in the emotional lives of their clients. It also aims to understand how salon workers might be a unique avenue for addressing pressing social issues such as family violence, mental health and social isolation.

Significance

Expected outcomes include co-designed solutions to facilitate connection between community services and salon workers and to utilise salon workers as a community resource, as well as more effectively supporting workers in negotiating an emotionally complex workplace.

Funding Body

Australian Research Council (Project ID: DE200100989)

Funding Budget

$401,664

Project start date

July 2020

Expected completion date

June 2023
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