Australian Centre for the Study of Sexual Assault

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Government of Australia

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Research report

24 Jun 2015

This report examines factors associated with child sexual abuse perpetration and what it can tell us about prevention strategies.

The report considers the specific dynamics of child sexual abuse and their implications in prevention and early intervention, especially through:

identifying the risk factors...

Research report

22 Jul 2014

Provides reflections on Australia's efforts in primary prevention of violence against women and offers suggestions for the next steps to continue the momentum.


Australia has committed to a public health approach to preventing violence against women, transforming how policies and programming...

Research report

2 Jul 2014

This paper reviews research around alcohol use in sexual assaults that are perpetrated in circumstances of socialising and sexual interactions.


Alcohol is a common feature in many sexual assaults, particularly those committed in a social context. Although there is extensive research...

Research report

4 Jun 2014

A lack of gender equality is consistently cited as an underlying determinant of violence against women. The United Nations General Assembly, in its 1993 Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women, noted that this violence is a manifestation of historically unequal power relations between...

Research report

10 May 2014

People who have been sexually abused as children are two to three times more likely to be sexually revictimised in adolescence and/or adulthood. This paper explores the complex array of variables related to sexual revictimisation.


There is a complex array of...

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