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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

The non-fatal strangulation offence as a response to domestic violence

Background

Many women escaping domestic violence report non-fatal strangulation from their past partner.

Aim

This project aims to review the application and experience of the non-fatal strangulation offence as a response to domestic violence. It will generate new knowledge about the operation of the non-fatal strangulation offence in practice.

Methods

This project uses a mixed methods design.

Significance

Expected outcomes of the project include the development of law reform and policy recommendations to improve the operation of the offence, enhance service responses and develop professional education. This research will provide significant social and economic benefits through better understanding of the legal response to domestic violence.

Funding Body

Australian Research Council (Project ID: DP200101020)

Funding Budget

$366,678

Project start date

February 2020

Expected completion date

January 2023
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