Gender-based violence



Report

Improving the justice system response to sexual offences: report

This report is the result of a major inquiry held over 18 months, involving 99 consultations, and attracting 71 submissions. The report contains 91 recommendations to improve the way the justice system in Victoria responds to sexual offences.
Evaluation

Rante-rante ampe Marle and Urreye: “Safe, respected and free from violence” projects evaluation

This evaluation uses a mixed method approach, and includes an assessment of the impact of the project on participants’ attitudes towards and beliefs about gender, violence and Aboriginal culture. The study also assesses the extent to which resources and media developed by the two projects...
Report

Playing our part: a framework for workplace action on domestic and family violence

This resource enables organisations to commence or refine their workplace actions on domestic and family violence. It captures current leading practice, recognises the different experiences of domestic and family violence for people of all identities, and illustrates the four key domains in which workplaces can...
Book

Experiencing violence

The articles presented in this publication examine the ways in which we approach the understanding of violence, and seek to explain and interpret it, embracing the full complexity of violence as a social, historical and political phenomenon, and the implications that this has for research...
Evaluation

Respectful relationships education to prevent gender-based violence

The focus of the Respectful Relationships Education in Primary Schools pilot was on implementing and evaluating a whole-of-school approach to respectful relationships education in primary schools, focusing on Years 1 and 2 (students aged five to seven years) in particular. This report is the final...
Literature review

Respectful relationships education in schools: evidence paper

This evidence paper summarises the findings of the literature to guide future actions by education systems in their efforts to end violence against women.
Briefing paper

Respectful relationships education as part of a national approach to preventing gender-based violence

This policy brief provides guidance to education policy-makers and bureaucrats, as well as other interested stakeholders, on how to design, implement, coordinate and monitor evidence-based respectful relationships education.
Report

Technology-facilitated gender-based violence: an overview

This paper serves as an introduction to technology-facilitated gender-based violence (TFGBV) and many of the concepts that will serve as the basis for a new research project. Relying on the research done to date on TFGBV, this paper reviews some of the more common forms...
Report

Nature and extent of gender-based violence in individualised disability support and aged care services in Victoria

This scoping study, conducted for WorkSafe Victoria, reports on available evidence on the nature and extent of gender-based violence in individualised disability support and aged care services in Victoria. The study also explores what is known about the circumstances in which working conditions may provide...
Report

Engendering hate: the contours of state-aligned gendered disinformation online

This report outlines a framework for understanding how disinformation is being used online to exclude women from public life. The report finds that gendered disinformation is parasitic on news events, existing rumours, and underlying social stereotypes, and can be extremely successful in reaching a broad...
Fact sheet

Violence against people with disability: differences by impairment

In Australia the extent and nature of violence against people with disability varies by impairment. This fact sheet is third in a series on violence against people with disability in Australia and is based on current data for men and women aged 18-64 years.
Fact sheet

Violence against people with disability in Australia

In Australia people with disability are more likely to experience violence than people without disability. This fact sheet summarises the prevalence of physical violence, sexual violence and stalking and harassment against people with disability.
Fact sheet

Intimate partner violence against people with disability in Australia

In Australia people with disability are more likely to experience violence by a partner than people without disability. This fact sheet is part of a series on violence against people with disability in Australia and is based on current data for men and women aged...
Guide

Working together with men

This resource aims to be an inspiration and guide to assist you to create your own community mobilisation movement that engages men at the grassroots in efforts to prevent violence against women.
Report

Breaking the silence around sextortion: the links between power, sex and corruption

Sexual extortion or “sextortion” occurs when those entrusted with power use it to sexually exploit those dependent on that power. This report assesses the state of knowledge about the links between corruption and sextortion. It presents evidence on the prevalence of sextortion and the existing...
Report

A new era for girls: taking stock of 25 years of progress

In 1995, the global community adopted the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action with the vision of improving the rights of women and girls. The analysis presented in this report demonstrates that while girls' lives are better today than they were 25 years ago, the...
Report

Preventing gender-based violence in mental health inpatient units

This project aimed to investigate and document experiences of gender-based violence occurring in adult mental health inpatient units and perpetrated against those identifying as women, in order to inform how policy and practice can be improved to make these environments safe for women.
Report

How can we better reach women and girls in crises?

This report proposes an approach to ensure that the extensive capacities of the U.S. government in the areas of maternal health, reproductive health, family plan­ning, and gender-based violence (GBV) prevention and response are no longer left on the sidelines in crisis response and recovery.
Policy report

Don't read the comments: enhancing online safety for women working in the media

This policy document brings together findings from secondary research and consultations with 12 female journalists and media workers and one male journalist from Australia to recommend strategies for media organisations to prevent and respond to gender-based abuse on their platforms.
Report

Child and forced marriage: a guide for professionals working with the Muslim community

This guide is on child and forced marriage (CFM) in Australia. It aims to provide accurate information on the nature of such marriages and their impact on women and families.