There are long-held myths about domestic abuse.
If even top judges can get it wrong when it comes to domestic abuse then perhaps it's time we all tried to better understand the nature of coercive and controlling behaviour.
Abuse affects all sexes.
The study examined how women experienced financial abuse across cultures.
A study finds financial abuse can be disguised as care and is tied into social values of the Anglo-Celtic and Indian communities.
Research shows the vastly different ways the two newspapers approach this important issue.
Up to 90% of Australian female prisoners were victims of abuse prior to incarceration.
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To reduce female recidivism rates, we need to address inmates' histories of trauma and abuse.
The way evidence and testimony is used in court makes it very hard to prove a relationship is coercive.
Helen Titchener stood trial for stabbing her husband Rob on the BBC Radio 4 drama.
The Archers's character may have been acquitted of attempted murder in the BBC radio show, but she now faces a battle over child arrangements.
Cuts to local councils are being passed onto domestic violence services – here's what we need to do to prevent it.
One reason for the series’ success can undoubtedly be found in its spectacle of violence and sex.
Johnny Depp and Amber Heard arrive at Southport Magistrates Court in Australia, 18 April 2016.
Why we're being asked to decide whether Amber Heard is one of two archetypes: the gold-digging, manipulative siren or the innocent female victim.
Why a show about village life in a fictional town somewhere in middle England has been making headline news.
Radio 4 listeners have been gripped by the Helen and Rob storyline.
How the kind of abuse Rob subjected Helen to often goes unnoticed.
We mustn't allow convicted rapists or abusers to continue as role models.
Both victims and perpetrators should receive help - but not at the expense of the other.
A new three-year pilot programme to help the perpetrators of domestic abuse will start this April, but as investment in victim help declines, questions have arisen as to just how effective it can be.
Nathan Matthews and Shauna Hoare.
It's important to look beyond the same old gender sterotypes.
It’s estimated general practitioners see up to five abused women every week.
Victoria's Royal Commission into Family Violence will today hear how the health system can better respond to partner abuse, with the help of trained professionals and broader, government support.
Many services in NSW that previously operated as specialist women’s refuges have been dramatically transformed under recent reforms.
Research about specialist women’s domestic violence and other refuges does not support the claims made by NSW Family and Community Services Minister Gabrielle Upton that recent sweeping changes to these…
We can’t talk about “consensual” BDSM without considering the levels of violence against women.
This Valentine’s Day, why not ditch the roses and celebrate by watching some sexual violence? That’s a more honest marketing pitch for the Fifty Shades of Grey film. It’s astonishing that, in 2015, sexual…
Opposing this law change is not anti-feminist.
A campaign is underway in the UK to make it illegal to abort a child based on its gender. Proponents say they are worried about women being coerced into terminating female foetuses and that action needs…
Can abusive men change their ways after group sessions?
“Can a leopard really change its spots?” “Does everyone deserve a second chance?” “Do perpetrator programmes work?” These are some of the questions we are being asked this week as we release findings from…