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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.
There is a complex array of...
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.
National and international victimisation data demonstrate that intimate forms of...
This resource sheet provides an overview of the existing research on women's experiences of sexual harassment and street harassment. It also considers conceptual models of sexual violence that are inclusive of these experiences.
Women's experiences of street harassment and sexual harassment are focused on...
Mary Heath outlines laws of evidence that have had significant impacts on procedures in sexual offence trials and on victim-complainants' experiences in court in each Australian state and territory jurisdiction.
A lack of gender equality is consistently cited as an underlying determinant of violence against women. The United Nations General Assembly, in its 1993 Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women, noted that this violence is a manifestation of historically unequal power relations between...
Hannah McGlade who writes about how Aboriginal women and girls are being discriminated against by the criminal justice system on the basis of their Aboriginality and gender, notwithstanding the existence of formal legislation prohibiting such discrimination. In examining the legal system's unequal treatment of Aboriginal...
This research was completed for an LLB Honours thesis, which proposed to potentially serve as a pilot for a larger study. By examining sexual assault sentencing and judicial comments from a sample of mostly 2008 judgments in Victoria, this article explores differences in sentencing, focusing...