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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

Eliminating sexual violence within the military

Background

Military sexual violence, or sexual violence that occurs within national militaries, is a complex and gendered international problem.

Aim

This project addresses how we can better understand and reduce military sexual violence through a comparative analysis of the rates of, responses to and reporting of the issue in Australia, Canada, the United States and New Zealand.

Significance

This project will produce the first ever comparative data set on international rates of military sexual violence over the past decade, establish and communicate international best practices and policies in reducing military sexual violence, and identify potential gender bias within media coverage and policies that may limit public knowledge and responses.

Funding Body

Australian Research Council (Project ID: FT200100809)

Funding Budget

$1,064,200

Project start date

September 2021

Expected completion date

August 2025
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