Violence against women

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Violence against women and girls
VAWG
NARROWER TERMS
Guide

The dangerous combination of gambling and domestic and family violence against women

This guide has been developed to build the capacity of workers in the domestic and family violence (DFV), gambling help and financial counselling sectors in order to support women who have been affected by DFV (including economic abuse) from a male partner, where the DFV...
Report

Findings from a research study on the impact of COVID-19 on domestic violence against women in Ha Noi, Viet Nam

The COVID-19 pandemic prompted nationwide social-distancing measures in Vietnam, isolating more than 95 million people inside their homes and as a result, domestic violence increased. In this study, 303 female participants shared their experiences of family violence during COVID-19.
Evaluation

Tracking progress in prevention

The report demonstrates that Australia’s approach to primary prevention is based on sound evidence, showing encouraging signs of progress and heading in the right direction.
Report

Recent migrant victims of family violence project 2019: final report

In 2019 a cross-Immigration New Zealand (INZ) Victims of Family Violence Project was instigated to assess the effectiveness of INZ’s approach to both preventing and responding to family violence for recent migrants - people who have lived in New Zealand for five years or less...
Report

Accurately identifying the “person most in need of protection” in domestic and family violence law

When police are called to an incident of domestic and family violence (DFV), one of their tasks under DFV law is to determine whether a party is in need of protection from future harm. This research project focused on identifying areas of improvement in police...
Report

Mobile dating applications and sexual and violent offending

In the last few years, a number of high-profile cases of sexual and violent offending have been committed after the offender and victim met through a mobile dating application. The research outlines in this report suggest that dating app users are at greater risk of...
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.
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.
Report

When home becomes the workplace: family violence, practitioner wellbeing and remote service delivery during COVID-19 restrictions

This report draws attention to the wellbeing considerations for Victorian practitioners working remotely to support people experiencing and using violence during the COVID-19 pandemic. It provides critical insights into how practitioners can be supported remotely to do this incredibly challenging, yet crucial work.
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.