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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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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

International students’ sexual and intimate partner violence experiences

Background

A range of cultural, social and structural issues may increase the vulnerability of female international students to gendered violence, leading to serious impacts on health and wellbeing. Yet, little is known about their experiences or how best to support them.

Aim

This project aims to generate data identifying the nature, circumstances and impacts of sexual and intimate partner violence against female international students in Australia.

Significance

This project intends to increase the safety of female international students by identifying their risk and protective factors, exploring their experiences and support requirements, and developing best-practice responses. Outcomes of this project include a new conceptual model and guidelines for service providers.

Funding Body

Australian Research Council (Project ID: DP190100987)

Funding Budget

$375,264

Project start date

June 2019

Expected completion date

June 2022
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