Family violence

Alternate Term Label:
DFV
Domestic and family violence
Domestic violence
Domestic and family violence
Report

Social isolation, time spent at home, financial stress and domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic

This study investigates the relationship between the COVID-19 pandemic and the onset of physical and sexual violence experienced by women.
Evaluation

Evaluation of 1800RESPECT – final report

Researchers from the SPRC and the Gendered Violence Research Network at UNSW Sydney undertook this evaluation of 1800RESPECT, the national online and telephone counselling service for people affected by domestic and family violence and sexual assault.
Working paper

Female autonomy in household decision-making and intimate partner violence: evidence from Pakistan

The aim of this study is to explore the links between female autonomy in household decision-making and intimate partner violence in a highly relevant, yet under-studied context - Pakistan.
Discussion paper

Coercive control: discussion paper

The Department of Communities and Justice (NSW) has released this discussion paper on coercive and controlling behaviour in the context of domestic and family violence in NSW.
Briefing paper

Criminalising coercive control in the context of domestic and family violence: key sources

In recent years, several countries have introduced new offences to criminalise coercive control in the context of domestic and family violence. This paper provides a brief overview and a list of key sources that discuss the issue of criminalising coercive control.
Report

Family violence and temporary visa holders during COVID-19

This study captures the immediate needs, contexts and circumstances of 100 women who held temporary visas and sought the support of inTouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence (inTouch) due to their experience of family or domestic violence during the first lockdown phase.
Journal article

Trauma and violence informed care through decolonising interagency partnerships: a complexity case study of Waminda’s model of systemic decolonisation

This journal article is a nested case study describing a decolonisation approach to health and social services implemented by Waminda South Coast Women’s Health and Welfare Aboriginal Corporation.
Report

Safe and Together Addressing ComplexitY for Children (STACY for Children)

This report explores the common co-occurrence of domestic and family violence (DFV) when parents have challenges relating to mental health and the problematic use of alcohol and other drugs. The research project also found evidence that a coordinated approach is needed to address these complex...
Report

The relationship between gambling and intimate partner violence against women

This qualitative study investigated the relationship between gambling and violence by men against their female intimate partners. It also found that further gambling-related harm (including economic abuse) is enabled by current protocols of gambling operators and financial institutions.
Report

Inquiry into integrated housing support for vulnerable families

This inquiry investigated how housing support for vulnerable families experiencing domestic and family violence (DFV) can be best integrated with other types of support to enhance safety and wellbeing, including for women in different housing tenures, for Indigenous women and the integration of social housing...