Violence against women

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Violence against women and girls
VAWG
NARROWER TERMS


Report

Wiyi yani u thangani (Women's voices): First Nations Women’s Safety Policy Forum outcomes report - November 2022

This report primarily deals with context setting and the steps required for how to move forward in designing effective plans and policies to end violence. At the heart of this report is the recognition of the importance of First Nations women’s lives, diverse strengths and...
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Gender-related killings of women and girls (femicide/feminicide)

This report features policy recommendations to support comprehensive and multi-sectoral approaches to prevent and address gender-related killings and other forms of gender-based violence against women and girls.
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Young, in love and in danger: teen domestic violence and abuse in Tasmania

Teen domestic violence and abuse is a serious public health issue - causing a wide range of detrimental impacts for victim-survivors, perpetrators and society. This report outlines the findings of recent research into teen domestic violence, and provides recommendations for preventing and responding to it.
Strategy

National plan to end violence against women and children 2022-2032

This strategy document is the overarching, national policy framework that will guide actions towards ending violence against women and children over the next 10 years. It highlights how all parts of society must work together to achieve the shared vision of ending gender-based violence.
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A life course approach to determining the prevalence and impact of sexual violence in Australia

The scale of sexual violence against women and children has likely been underestimated. Until now, research has not extensively examined the prevalence of sexual violence in Australia. This study examined the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health (ALSWH), which has captured sexual violence data –...
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Family, domestic and sexual violence: national data landscape 2022

This report summarises the national evidence base for monitoring family, domestic and sexual violence (FDSV) in Australia, highlighting enhancements made over the life of the 'National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010–2022'. The report also describes how the evidence base can...
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National sexual violence responses

This report brings together data from a range of sources to build a better understanding of sexual violence responses. It looks at where people seek support, and the patterns in service use. It also discusses data gaps, highlights opportunities for data improvements and complements the...
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Adverse childhood experiences among youth who offend

Results of this study confirm the high rates of co-occurring adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in the developmental histories of male youth who encounter the youth justice system in Australia, especially among those who have perpetrated sexual harm.
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Technology-facilitated abuse: a survey of support services stakeholders

This national study addresses an overarching aim to examine the extent and nature of, and responses to, technology-facilitated abuse within the Australian community.
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National plan stakeholder consultation: final report

This report provides an overarching account of the views of those consulted - representing the diverse perspectives on how the next 'National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children' must be developed, implemented, governed and measured to provide the most effective effort towards...
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The choice - violence or poverty: domestic violence and its consequences in Australia today

The research published in this report reveals the shocking extent of domestic violence suffered by women who are now single mothers, and outlines in grim detail the economic, health and other consequences of the choice these women made to leave the violence.
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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.
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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.
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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...