Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)

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Report

“It depends on what the definition of domestic violence is”: how young Australians conceptualise domestic violence and abuse

The research in this study underscores the value of promoting young people’s voices in research, policy and practice design. By centring young people’s voices, the findings give rise to important implications for policies and strategies aimed at preventing domestic violence and abuse and for respectful...
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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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Intersectional complexities of coercive control

Through investigating the existing data and literature around those groups disproportionately represented as victim-survivors of coercive control and those who experience specific controlling behaviours, this paper explores the intersectional complexities of coercive control experiences and the potential barriers to seeking support in Australia.
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What is coercive control?

This paper provides an overview of coercive control: what it is, why we're talking about it, how common it is and how it's currently addressed in Australia. It also considers where coercive control has been criminalised, what experts and stakeholders think and what effect the...
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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.
Discussion paper

Legislative responses to coercive control in Western Australia: discussion paper

The Western Australian government is encouraging the community to get involved in a community debate about the pattern of destructive family violence known as coercive control. This discussion paper outlines matters the community, including victim-survivors of coercive control and experts in the legal and family...
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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RECOVER – Reconnecting mothers and children after family violence: the child–parent psychotherapy pilot

This research aims to contribute to a better understanding of the service needs of women and children impacted by intimate partner violence (IPV), particularly the role of recovery interventions in buffering the long-term effects of IPV on families and developing children.
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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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Prevention of financial abuse workshop: summary report

In July 2021, the Office for Women held a virtual workshop on the prevention of financial abuse. The workshop was facilitated by researchers from the Monash Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre. This report summarises key points of discussion that emerged throughout the day.
Interactive resource

Future-proofing safety

The Centre for Family Research and Evaluation has recently commenced 'Future-proofing Safety', a major research project examining how family violence in Victoria has changed since the COVID-19 pandemic began. This first interactive report includes three organisational case studies, each exploring family violence service data before...
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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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The effectiveness of interventions for perpetrators of domestic and family violence: an overview of findings from reviews

The aim of this review study is to provide an overview of the effectiveness evidence as reported by reviews of interventions for perpetrators of domestic and family violence (DFV) and intimate partner violence (IPV).
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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.
Briefing paper

Family and domestic violence in Australia: prevalence, impacts and responses

This briefing note assesses the prevalence, impact of and responses to family and domestic violence (FDV) in Australia.
Report

Amplify: turning up the volume on young people and family violence

Melbourne City Mission commissioned this research to develop recommendations for service and policy responses for young people experiencing family violence that recognises the distinct needs of adolescents and young people, and the ways in which they are more likely to engage and respond to services.
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.