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Our research

Violence against women and 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.


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 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.



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.


Fast Facts:
Impacts of Family, Domestic & Sexual Violence

Following the release of the AIHW report Family, domestic and sexual violence in Australia, ANROWS has compiled some of the significant data sets into a fact sheet for easy reference.

The AIHW report explores data available on family, domestic and sexual violence in Australia. It brought together information from multiple sources on victims and perpetrators and on the causes, impacts and outcomes of violence.

This fact sheet highlights the statistics, impacts and experiences of family, domestic and sexual violence, that emerged from the AIHW report.

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