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Violence against children


Ending violence against women and girls: evaluating a decade of Australia’s development assistance

This evaluation finds that Australia has provided strong and sustained leadership on ending violence against women and girls (EVAWG), and has been a leading program donor. Overall, the approaches used have aligned with best practice and made a significant contribution to EVAWG in the Indo-Pacific.
Briefing paper

Historical trauma and whānau violence

This discussion explores historical trauma and the impact of whānau violence on Māori. In this paper, when the authors speak of whānau violence, they are speaking to both the violence perpetrated by colonisation and the State upon whānau, and the violence that occurs within and...

Unseen, unsafe: the underinvestment in ending violence against children in the Pacific and Timor-Leste

Violence against children is at endemic levels across Pacific island nations and Timor-Leste. Millions of children experience exceptionally high levels of physical, emotional and sexual violence, as well as neglect.

Improving responses to children who experience family violence: when policy reform meets practice

This practice inquiry contributes to an evidence base supporting reforms to address family violence in Victoria and across Australia.

INSPIRE: seven strategies for ending violence against children

INSPIRE is an evidence-based resource for everyone committed to preventing and responding to violence against children and adolescents, from government to grassroots, and from civil society to the private sector. It represents a select group of strategies based on the best available evidence to help...

National plan to reduce violence against women and their children 2010–2022

Released in 2011, this 12-year national plan was an COAG initiative supported by Commonwealth, state and territory governments working with the community and includes the first three-year action plan.