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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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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.


EXTERNALLY FUNDED RESEARCH PROJECTS

Hate speech against women online

Background

Women are subjected to many forms of attack online.

Aim

This project aims to theorise online gendered hate speech against women. It aims to expand Australia’s knowledge base on the persistent problem of online gendered hate speech, and advance research in cybersecurity.

Significance

The project expects to provide new understanding of this social issue, and nuanced evaluations of legal and extra-legal responses to determine which can be justified and which are most effective. The project will provide international and national benefits, serving Australia’s social and cultural commitment to women’s equality and to improved cybersecurity.

Funding Body

Australian Research Council (Project ID: DE190100719)

Funding Budget

$411,056

Project start date

February 2019

Expected completion date

February 2022
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