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Australia's National Research Organisation for Women's Safety


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20 Dec 2016

On 20 December 2016, Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety (ANROWS) announced a program of research to improve the evidence base for stopping men’s violence against women and holding perpetrators to account. ANROWS is an initiative of the Council of Australian Governments...

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10 Oct 2016

ANROWS spoke with Associate Professor Jan Breckenridge about the "Safe at Home" project, which produced a meta-evaluation of the programs set up by state and territory governments around Australia to mitigate homelessness and safety issues arising from domestic violence. Our discussion focused...

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21 Jan 2016

Presents the current state of knowledge, practice and responses to violence against women in Australian Indigenous communities.

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This paper is a comprehensive review of published literature to present the current state of knowledge, practice and responses to...

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09 Dec 2015

Maps the pathways and interventions for perpetrators of domestic/family violence and sexual assault through civil and criminal legal systems.

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An Australian first, this state of knowledge paper maps the pathways and interventions for perpetrators of domestic/...

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28 Oct 2015

Examines the intersection between sexual assault and domestic violence, focusing on two forms of concurrent victimisation: re-victimisation and intimate partner sexual violence.

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This state of knowledge paper examines the intersection between sexual assault...

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07 Jul 2015

Summary: This paper establishes the current state of knowledge on tertiary responses to violence and abuse for women and girls with disabilities.

The paper outlines:

  • tertiary responses to violence and abuse for women and young women with disabilities; and
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07 Jul 2015

Summary: This state of knowledge paper examines research and literature on the effects of social and geographical isolation and remoteness on the ability of women to disclose, report, seek help, and receive appropriate interventions following domestic and family violence and/or...

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23 Jun 2017

The Domestic and Family Violence and Parenting program is an extensive mixed method project that examines the impact of inter-parental conflict (IPC) and domestic and family violence (DFV) on parenting and parent–child relationships. It makes a unique contribution by bringing together evidence...

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23 May 2017

Survivors of sexual violence can experience a range of trauma-related mental health problems, and pre-existing mental illness can also increase women’s vulnerability to sexual violence. However, although mental health and sexual violence services often see the same women, there is often a lack...

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29 Mar 2017

Despite the increasingly high profile of domestic and family violence (DFV) in Australian society, surprisingly little is known in the public domain about the ways women’s specialist services provide help to the victims/survivors. When it comes to Aboriginal women, high rates of violence have...

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20 Dec 2016

On 20 December 2016, Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety (ANROWS) announced a program of research to improve the evidence base for stopping men’s violence against women and holding perpetrators to account. ANROWS is an initiative of the Council of Australian Governments...

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30 Oct 2016

There has been no decrease in the prevalence or health burden of intimate partner violence since both were last measured in Australia. Intimate partner violence and its health impacts are preventable.

The health burden of intimate partner violence can be reduced by:

  • supporting
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30 Oct 2016

Exposure to intimate partner violence (IPV) has serious health outcomes for Australian women and their children, and its prevention is a recognised national priority.

Burden of disease studies measure the combined impact of living with illness and injury (non-fatal burden) and dying...

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24 Oct 2016

The research report builds on the literature review contained in the ANROWS Landscapes paper “Building effective policies and services to promote women’s economic security following domestic violence: State of knowledge paper” (Cortis and Bullen, 2015). That paper discussed how economic abuse is...

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10 Oct 2016

ANROWS spoke with Associate Professor Jan Breckenridge about the "Safe at Home" project, which produced a meta-evaluation of the programs set up by state and territory governments around Australia to mitigate homelessness and safety issues arising from domestic violence. Our discussion focused...

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06 Jun 2016

This project aimed to establish the extent and nature of reporting of violence against women by the Australian media to inform future strategies for change.

Using both quantitative (content analysis) and qualitative (critical discourse analysis) methods, the study provided a glimpse into...

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30 May 2016

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This study examined the intersections between alcohol and other drug (AOD) use and sexual victimisation and trauma, how both support sectors currently work together, and how they can respond more effectively to the needs of those affected.

The study found...

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