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Research

Our research

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

News and events

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.

ANROWS

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.

KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER

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

Interventions for young men and boys using IPV in early relationships: Analysing identification, referral and practices, and investigating motivating and protective factors for targeted intervention

Background

A collaboration between Swinburne University, and partner organisations, No To Violence and Drummond Street Services, the project will investigate attitudes towards IPV, assessing predictive and protective factors, what ‘accountability’ looks like, and motivators for change. The study seeks to inform effective engagement of diverse young men and boys in intervention programs for IPV.

Methods

Mixed-methods approach of research design, drawing on co-design principals allowing better understanding and evidence effective intervention guidance and violence prevention for this cohort of men.

Significance

The findings will guide a suite of engagement materials, including principles for the engagement of young men and boys who use IPV, interactive web reports, and accessible resources for the sector and government.

Funding Body

Family Safety Victoria, Family Violence Research Grant Program

Funding Budget

292,457

Project start date

August 2022

Expected completion date

August 2024
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