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Mary Stathopoulos

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Empowering migrant and refugee women: supporting and empowering women beyond five-year post-settlement

This report explores various aspects of service delivery to migrant women who have been living in Australia for at least five years. It documents the nature and types of service available, and identifies best practice principles and key service gaps in service delivery for migrant...
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Establishing the connection: interventions linking service responses for sexual assault with drug or alcohol use/abuse: final report

Overview This study examined the intersections between alcohol and other drug (AOD) use and sexual victimisation and trauma, how both support sectors currently work together, and how they can respond more effectively to the needs of those affected. The study found that: Participants from both...
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Establishing the connection [between alcohol and other drug use and sexual victimisation]: state of knowledge paper

Explores the prevalence of sexual violence and alcohol and other drug use (AOD) in Australia. Summary This state of knowledge paper explores: the prevalence of sexual violence and alcohol and other drug use (AOD) in Australia; the association between alcohol and other drug use and...
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Sexual revictimisation: individual, interpersonal and contextual factors

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. Abstract There is a complex array of variables related to...
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The exception that proves the rule: female sex offending and the gendered nature of sexual violence

This paper explores statistics about the prevalence of female sex offending and outlines the impacts on victims of sex offences by women, as well as issues related to disclosing the abuse. Introduction National and international victimisation data demonstrate that intimate forms of violence, such as...