Women--Violence against

Research report

11 Oct 2018

This report highlights authorities and law enforcement’s tendency to trivialise or ignore reports of street harassment, a habit that condones such behaviour, forcing women to change their actions, rather than the men who perpetrate.

Research report

11 Oct 2018

By amplifying girls’ voices and giving them a platform to call out harassment, Plan International hopes this report will provide government and policy makers with a mandate to listen and take action, while enabling girls to have a say in the change they want to...

Literature review

26 Sep 2018

By outlining global evidence of what works to prevent violence against women and girls, this literature review provides one measure that Australia can use to assess the effectiveness of its investments and programs.

Draft report

Background and evidence summary draft: 25 September 2018
25 Sep 2018

This plan is intended to provide a coordinated approach to reducing violence against women and their children, through collaboration with all Australian jurisdictions.

Research report

4 Sep 2018

This resource uses crime script analysis to describe incidents of men’s violence against women. The results provide new insights into the situational factors present when arguments escalate to violence.

Policy report

22 Aug 2018

This research focuses on women in prison who have concerns about their personal safety post-release. The aim of this research is to understand the factors that influence these women to seek help, and how this might inform service responses.

Research report

22 Aug 2018

Many women in prison have experienced intimate partner violence. As this form of violence is often intergenerational and entrenched, women in prison are widely considered to be at particular risk of ongoing victimisation following release. And yet, with support needs often unrecognised, it is likely...

Website

3 Aug 2018

The National Community Attitudes towards Violence Against Women Survey, or NCAS, is a resource for anyone wanting to understand and prevent the serious and prevalent problem of violence against women.

It can be used by community educators, policy-makers, program planners, researchers, journalists, and students....

Research report

18 Jul 2018

More must be done to protect women, men and children from sexual and gender-based violence after disasters, say the authors of this report.

Guide

14 Jul 2018

This publication contains a curated collection of research and other resources, covering a range of topics relating to understanding and preventing violence against women in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Strategy

A national resource to support the prevention of violence against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and their children
13 Jul 2018

This resource contains a set of clear actions that are needed to address the many drivers of violence against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women. This is a national resource, intended to encourage, guide and support a national effort by many organisations and stakeholders, at...

Research report

3 Jul 2018

This report provides information about workers in services used by people affected by domestic and family violence and sexual assault.

Briefing paper

1 Jul 2018

National Action Plans require a consistently understood and communicated vision statement. A clearly articulated vision facilitates a coordinated, whole of government approach to effective implementation. In fact, the NAP’s vision should be the primary driving force for designing the plan: its outcomes, activities and measures...

Guide

28 Jun 2018

This resource is intended to act as a quick reference guide to key statistics on violence against women in Australia for use by the media and other commentators, including government officials, academics, sector leaders and community advocates.

Guide

28 Jun 2018

This guide provides information to assist non-professional evaluators with commissioning or assessing evaluation processes and outputs. It explains the importance of understanding the context of evaluation, and determining an organisation’s level of “evaluation-readiness.”

Research report

22 Jun 2018

Public health advocates are calling on the National Rugby League (NRL) to acknowledge and address a dangerous spike in domestic violence against women and children linked to the annual State of Origin series.

Briefing paper

16 Jun 2018

It is important to recognise that adolescent girls’ experience of the peace and security agenda is different from that of younger children, boys, men and even adult women. Adolescent girls can be powerful agents of social change. They have the desire and the capacity to...

Submission

Submission of the New Zealand Human Rights Commission for the Seventh Periodic Review of New Zealand under the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women
11 Jun 2018

The Commission welcomes the opportunity to provide this submission to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women for the purposes of New Zealand’s eighth periodic review under the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).

Guide

Guidelines for developing resources with women with disabilities about safety from violence and abuse
7 Jun 2018

This document contains six good practice guidelines that organisations can follow to create quality resources. Each guideline has a set of indicators to show what good practice looks like and how to work towards it.

Evaluation

31 May 2018

This paper explores some of the challenges, tensions and opportunities in workplace-based programs for the primary prevention of violence against women, based on findings from program evaluation.

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