Women--Violence against


23 Mar 2019

An analysis by ABC political reporter of the latest domestic violence statistics, case studies of those impacted by domestic violence and policy proposals from the Liberal Paty and Labor Party.


21 Mar 2019

These guidelines have been developed with funding from the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services. They provide practical tips for reporters, editors and news directors on how best to present information in stories where violence is gendered.


5 Mar 2019

This guide was released to coincide with a speech from Prime Minister Scott Morrison on progress towards the Fourth Action Plan as part of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and Children.


27 Feb 2019

In January 2019, No to Violence led a regional Listening Tour in NSW to hear what’s needed to better prevent and respond to domestic and family violence in local communities. This report that calls for a much bolder investment from NSW leaders to ending men’s...

Blog post

26 Feb 2019

A one-size-fits all approach to family violence will miss important opportunities to help the groups of people who are most in need.


18 Feb 2019

This research looked into the experiences of women from CALD backgrounds who are exposed to technology-facilitated abuse, to help better inform victims and to develop appropriate resources.


Use and efficacy of family protection orders
16 Feb 2019

Family protection orders were introduced in Papua New Guinea by the Family Protection Act (FPA) 2013 with the aim of improving access to justice and the protection of and support for victims of domestic and family violence. This report details the results of a study...


The Northern Territory’s domestic, family and sexual violence reduction framework 2018-2028
14 Feb 2019

This first action plan focuses on the first phase of implementation, explaining how the NT government will implement the strategies outlined in the framework. Building on and complementing the range of positive activities that are already underway, the key focus areas for the next three...


Our Plan to protect Australia and keep Australians safe
11 Feb 2019

A plan launched by Prime Minister Scott Morrison which "sets out plainly what a re-elected Morrison Liberal Nationals Government will continue to do to keep Australians safe and secure".


14 Jan 2019

Research shows that one in four women in Australia has experienced at least one incident of non-physical abuse from a partner. However, half of Australians find it difficult to recognise non-physical forms of abuse between partners. This resource aims to support prevention practitioners in their...


12 Dec 2018

This report details the experience of victims as they progress through the justice system and identifies the opportunities to significantly improve the information and support provided to people as their cases proceed.


Scoping review of issues and service responses
11 Dec 2018

This paper looks at what is currently known about intimate partner violence in Australian refugee communities, and what service providers can do to ensure appropriate support is available to this client group.

Journal article

2 Dec 2018

This research briefng provides information about the context of violence against women (VAW) in Samoa. It explores the social, cultural, and religious systems that serve to sustain the nation’s high rates of VAW, including local governance structures and the gender roles inherent within them. There...

Journal article

2 Dec 2018

This report outlines some of the research carried out by members of the project, ‘Tatala le ta’ui le Atua: Rolling out the fne mat of scripture’, funded by the New Zealand Institute for Pacifc Research. The project (which took place between 2017 and 2018) asked...


1 Dec 2018

Despite the growing incidence of family violence amongst Cook Islanders in Aotearoa New Zealand, practice interventions to support the safety and healing of Cook Islands victims, perpetrators and their families are promulgated from within western knowledge and theories of family violence. As well, these matters...


Scholarship research report
1 Dec 2018

The overall aim of the Kainga Tu’umalie (Prosperous families) faith-based research project reported here, was to identify how Tongan indigenous cultural – faith approaches can mitigate the rampant effects of violence. This involved identifying and theorising Tongan cultural concepts in relation to Fofola e fala...

Literature review

1 Dec 2018

This report provides a literature review to identify existing family violence initiatives that specifically target men to improve their health and overall wellbeing.


Findings from the 2017 National Community Attitudes towards Violence against Women Survey (NCAS)
30 Nov 2018

This report documents findings from the National Community Attitudes towards Violence against Women Survey (NCAS) and considers them in the context of other related research. It has been written for an audience interested in greater detail about the concepts measured in the survey, survey findings...


30 Nov 2018

This report has been written to document the methods used in the redevelopment of the survey instrument, data collection and analysis. It has been written for an audience with an interest in the detailed methodology used and assumes a knowledge of basic research and statistical...



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