Monica Campo

Discussion paper

Sexism and gender inequality in the Victorian legal and justice sector

This discussion paper outlines stories from almost 300 legal sector professionals which show that sexual harassment and disrespect towards women is pervasive, women’s career prospects are routinely stunted and victim-blaming is common.

Fathers who use violence: options for safe practice where there is ongoing contact with children

This paper responds to a challenge that has continued to frustrate workers attempting to intervene to support women and children living with domestic and family violence (DFV). This is, namely, that the DFV intervention system is structured around women and their children separating from men...
Literature review

Supporting young people leaving out-of-home care

The transition from adolescence to adulthood—emerging adulthood—is now recognised as a significant stage in the life cycle in developmental, emotional and social terms. Young people leaving out-of-home care (OOHC) face this transition to adulthood without family support and with significant extra barriers such as poor...
Briefing paper

Intimate partner violence in lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex and queer communities

Intimate partner violence within LGBTIQ relationships was largely unacknowledged until recently and as such has been absent from governmental, policy and service/practice responses to intimate partner violence (Ball & Hayes, 2009). Research in the area has also been scarce (Calton et al., 2015). Government, policy...