Gender-based violence

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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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.
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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.
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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.
Blog post

Accessing justice: police responses to domestic violence

This post presents the findings on the relationship between the women in the study and the police, including the reasons they did or did not seek police help.