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Violence against women

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Violence against women and girls
VAWG
NARROWER TERMS


Report

UNFPA implementation of the Essential Services Package for women and girls subject to violence: a consultation report

The Essential Services Package (ESP) for women and girls subject to violence is a global guidance supporting national systems to respond to gender-based violence across four key sectors: health, social services, justice and police. This report provides a summary of UNFPA key achievements in rolling-out...
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Exploring the onset, duration and temporal ordering of adverse childhood experiences in young people adjudicated for sexual offences: a longitudinal qualitative study

This study presents a sequential analysis of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) over time, and introduces a data visualisation tool to examine the onset, duration and temporal ordering of those adversities experienced throughout one’s childhood and adolescence.
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National plan victim-survivor advocates consultation final report

Violence against women is a national crisis in Australia. The federal government is presently developing the next national plan to end violence against women and children. This report report reveals that systems improvements are needed to appropriately respond to the issue, with many victim-survivors experiencing...
Strategy

Tackling domestic abuse plan

The aim of this plan is to drive down the prevalence of domestic abuse and domestic homicide in the United Kingdom, and provide victims and survivors with the support they need.
Policy

Equality and justice for all

This policy statement outlines The Greens' policy position on human rights, violence prevention and gender equality.
Briefing paper

Socio-economic background and the incidence of partner violence: evidence from HILDA

Using 14 waves from the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics of Australia (HILDA) longitudinal survey, the authors of this paper report extensive analysis of the financial consequences of (apparent) partner violence (PV) for Australian women.
Report

The effectiveness of crisis and post-crisis responses for victims and survivors of sexual violence: an overview of findings from reviews

The aim of this review is to provide an overview of the state of the evidence from existing systematic reviews, in relation to the effectiveness of crisis and post-crisis interventions for victims and survivors of sexual violence.
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Giving voice to the silenced victims: a qualitative study of intimate partner femicide

The aim of the study is to add to the current evidence base around intimate partner femicide (IPF) victimisation by focusing attention on the nature of the relationship and the woman’s attempts at help-seeking, as told by their loved ones.
Report

Women in the spotlight

Many women face online abuse simply because they have an active online presence as part of their working life. This research highlights women’s lived experiences of online abuse, and points to the need for greater action by online platforms and employers to prevent and respond...
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The wisdom of women and workers: practice considerations for designing assertive outreach services for women experiencing homelessness

A critical assumption underpinning this project was that gender has a major influence on the experience of homelessness. Understanding women’s experiences and how they guide assertive outreach practice was therefore an important starting point in thinking about how responses can be gender defined, responsive, and...
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Intimate partner violence homicides 2010–2018

In Australia in 2018–19, intimate partner violence (IPV) homicides accounted for 21 per cent of all homicides and for 62 per cent of all domestic homicides, according to the Australian Institute of Criminology. This report updates and builds on the data presented in an earlier...
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Spaceless violence: women’s experiences of technology-facilitated domestic violence in regional, rural and remote areas

This paper examines the impact of technology-facilitated violence on victim–survivors of intimate partner violence in regional, rural or remote areas of Australia who are socially or geographically isolated.
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Young women’s report 2022

This report's findings emphasise the prevalence of violence and abuse in young people’s lives, along with the inadequacy of institutional responses to violence against young women and non-binary people.
Report

Changing the landscape: a national resource to prevent violence against women and girls with disabilities

Violence against women and girls with disabilities is a serious and preventable violation of human rights. This resource is relevant to anyone involved in policy development or program funding, design, planning or implementation, and those working ‘on the ground.’
Report

Economic insecurity and intimate partner violence in Australia during the COVID-19 pandemic

This research focuses on the intersection of economic insecurity and women’s experiences of intimate partner violence (IPV) in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia.
Report

Family, domestic and sexual violence service responses in the time of COVID-19

This report brings together data from a range of national sources to show how service responses to family, domestic and sexual violence changed at the onset, and during, the COVID-19 pandemic.
Report

Listen. Take action to prevent, believe and heal

This review report calls on the ACT Government to commit to a wide-ranging, long-term strategy aimed at preventing sexual violence.
Strategy

Pathways to safety

In this report, Change the Record and the National Family Violence Prevention Legal Services Forum expand on their call for a genuinely, self-determined National Plan to implement community-led responses to violence against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and children.
Report

Change the story: a shared framework for the primary prevention of violence against women and their children in Australia (2nd Edition)

This resource is the second edition of 'Change the story', an evidence-based framework that guides a coordinated national approach to preventing violence against women. The report outlines the essential actions needed to address the gendered drivers of violence and shift the unequal distribution of power...
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Involved from the beginning

This is the final report from Women with Disabilities ACT’s 2021 'COVID-19 Outreach Project.' Findings demonstrate that women with disabilities in the ACT have experienced an exacerbation of pre-existing disadvantage.