This report explores the extent, impact and cost of family, domestic and sexual violence in Australia, and looks at what could be done to fill important data gaps.
This report details an extensive history of hazing, sexual assault and harassment at university residential colleges around the country.
The ‘gender pay gap’ is a major contributor to conditions that enable and perpetuate domestic and family violence. That women on average earn much less than men increases their vulnerability to financial abuse, makes it difficult for them to leave violent relationships, and leaves them...
Foregrounding the perspective of Aboriginal people who work within the family violence space or have had experience of family violence, this report supports the creation of a network of place-based Indigenous family violence strategies owned and managed by Indigenous people.
This report recommends that the federal government consider whether having a principal contractor (rather than the specialist services themselves) providing first responder services represents value for money and best-practice.
This guide aims to help people and organisations develop violence prevention approaches, strategies and activities in a way that effectively engages immigrant and refugee communities to prevent violence against women.
This plan outlines the Victorian government’s long-term plan to equip and support workers to prevent and respond to family violence.
The Preventing Family Violence and Violence Against Women Capability Framework provides the foundational skill set required to deliver prevention of violence against women initiatives, with recognition that future development to encompass all forms of family violence will be required. As research and evidence is developed...
This report argues that every organisation has a role to play to support its people who are experiencing domestic and family violence, and create a culture that does not tolerate violence or discrimination and actively promotes gender equality.
The University of Sydney has, in line with the recommendations contained within this report, already begun developing a standalone sexual misconduct policy, in order to provide better access and support to students when they require it.
How valuable is the introduction of new legal categories as a way of improving responses to intimate partner violence?
This paper explores the essential principles required for the development of an effective violence prevention framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men and boys, to reduce and prevent violence against women and children. Informed by a knowledge circle of nationally recognised Aboriginal and Torres...
In the last few years, significant resources have been devoted to changing attitudes towards domestic violence – so why aren’t the numbers going down?
This strategy document outlines the priorities over the coming year for Australia's current Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Kate Jenkins.
This resource outlines key findings of the research undertaken by the Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research, regarding the enforcement of DVPOs and the implications for policy and practice, including implications for the impending National Domestic Violence Order Scheme.
The aim of this project was to undertake a comprehensive review of family violence cases managed by inTouch that involve women (victims) who have or are experiencing family violence whose migration status is temporary.
This article examines whether changing gun laws in Australia affected female firearm homicide victimization.
This report indicates many elements are needed to achieve best practice reporting on violence against women.
There is a common misunderstanding that one particular Qur’anic verse perpetuates violence against women, writes Nada Ibrahim.