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Jesuit Social Services

Report

Unpacking the Man Box

This study finds young Australian men’s belief in rigid masculine stereotypes has a stronger impact on whether they will use violence, sexually harass women, or experience mental ill-health themselves, than other factors including their education levels, where they live or their cultural heritage.
Discussion paper

The harsh reality of onshore immigration detention in Australia

Drawing on the voices of visitors, this brief sets out key facts on the current situation in onshore immigration detention in Australia; the conditions and impacts of prolonged detention; the important role of visitors and the nature of restrictive rules and regulations on visiting detention...
Report

The Man Box: a study on being a young man in Australia

This study by Jesuit Social Services’ and The Men’s Project, involving 1,000 men aged 18 to 30 has shown that young men who comply with society’s pressures to be a ‘real man’ report poorer mental health, are twice as likely to consider suicide, more likely...
Report

All alone: young adults in the Victorian justice system

This report raises a number of concerns regarding the welfare and treatment of young adults in Victorian prisons, and questions whether these standards are being met.
Report

Dropping off the edge 2015

This report shows that complex and entrenched disadvantage is experienced by a small but persistent number of locations in each state and territory across Australia.