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.
Family and domestic violence is devastating families and communities across Western Australia at alarming rates. This strategy document sets out a clear, whole-of-government and community plan for reducing and responding to this issue over the next decade.
This strategic document outlines the purpose and new direction of the Campaign for Action on Family Violence. It includes the new five-year strategy for the 'It’s not OK' campaign, as well as an outline, supporting rationale and proposed approach for a new campaign directed at...
This Mahere Rautaki (Framework for Change) outlines the overarching E Tū Whānau priorities for the next five years. It brings together the voices, aspirations and expertise and it builds on the many learnings from the past 10 years.
This paper presents the results of an online survey of 15,000 women aged 18 years and over. Respondents were asked about their experience of domestic violence in the last three months, as well as their experience of prior domestic violence. The aim was to measure...
Understanding the role of law and culture in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in responding to and preventing family violence
This is an exploratory study that has aimed to bring to light some perspectives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples from the Kimberley, Pilbara, Tiwi Islands, Mornington Peninsula and Darwin on family violence, with an emphasis on the positive role law and culture plays...
Crossing the line: lived experience of sexual violence among trans women of colour from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds in Australia
This research sets out to increase understanding of the lived experience of being a trans woman of colour living in Australia, in relation to gender transitioning and experiences of sexual violence.
This report presents the findings from a survey of 166 Victorian practitioners. The survey sought to capture the voices and experiences of practitioners responding to women experiencing violence during the COVID-19 shutdown.