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.
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.
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.
To help inform the development of longer-term support services in communities throughout New Zealand, MSD contracted The Backbone Collective to find out from people who identify as female, via an online survey, what kind of longer-term support would have helped them get safe, recover and...
This synthesis is designed for policymakers and practitioners engaging with people affected by domestic, family and sexual violence and imprisonment. It is also relevant for those who are developing policy frameworks addressing domestic, family and sexual violence; imprisonment; housing; mental health; substance use; and related...
This report from Women's Safety NSW offers the experiences and professional observations of multicultural domestic and family violence specialists supporting hundreds of migrant and refugee women this critical time.
This paper provides a synthesis of ANROWS’s research on violence against women and mental health, examining the way that mental health intersects with trauma, complex trauma, disability, coercive control, access to justice and parenting. It is is designed for policymakers and practitioners engaging with women...
Leading Australian employers are set to tackle the confronting issue of employees who use domestic and family violence as part of nationwide efforts to end this endemic societal scourge. This resource recognises that any comprehensive workplace response to domestic and family violence must also include...
This initial two-year action plan, implemented between July 2020-June 2022, will include initiatives that respond to particular needs arising during the COVID-19 emergency response and recovery phases.