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"Chuck her on a lie detector"

This study uses a mixed-methods design to take a deep dive into attitudes that mistrust women’s reports of sexual assault, involving online focus groups with 40 men and 35 women. The findings reflect the participants’ responses to questions about hypothetical sexual assault scenarios, as well...
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Youth survey report 2019

This year’s Youth Survey Report reveals that young people aged between 15 to 19 years old in Australia report issues and concerns relating to mental health, the environment, bullying and voice. Young people’s top four personal concerns also relate to mental health, which include coping...
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Can we talk?

This report reveals almost one in four young people in 2018 said they are experiencing mental health challenges, with young females twice as likely as males to face this issue. A higher proportion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people also met the criteria...
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Working through it: a Youth Survey report on economically disadvantaged young people

This report considers the similarities and differences between two groups of young people who took part in the Mission Australia Youth Survey 2018: those who reported that neither parent or guardian was currently in paid employment, compared with those who identified that at least one...
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Youth survey report 2018

Each year, Mission Australia encourages young people aged 15-19 to ‘speak up’ about the issues that concern them through Australia’s largest annual youth survey. Over 28,000 young people participated in 2018. For the first time, mental health was the number one issue of national concern...