Christine Blasey Ford is sworn in by Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the nomination of Brett M. Kavanaugh.
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The testimony of Christine Blasey Ford in the Kavanaugh nomination hearings showed what happens when abuse survivors enter systems that are not designed to respond to their words or meet their needs.
Many Australians are feeling less secure about the future, despite rising income levels since 2000.
For our country to have a sustainable future, we need to ensure all Australians have access to quality education and healthcare and take steps to reduce inequality.
There are many barriers to the implementation of the Anti-Domestic Violence Law. In particular, the community has yet to be adequately educated about domestic violence laws.
It has been 14 years since Indonesia enacted the Anti-Domestic Violence Law, but victims are still stigmatised for speaking out.
Indigenous people make up just 4.2% of the Queensland population, but are the subjects of 21% of domestic violence protection order applications.
A new study in Queensland shows that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are far more likely to be targeted by domestic violence protection orders than the general population.
An alcohol monitoring tag used in a trial in south London.
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Sobriety tags monitor how much alcohol a person drinks – can they work to reduce crime?
Grieving children need to feel like their opinion matters.
Children who have witnessed the death of a parent at the hands of another parent will understandably suffer some serious consequences. Research has shown these children need and want to be heard.
Healthy relationship education will soon be mandatory.
From September 2020, all schools will have to provide education on healthy relationships. Why this matters.
BBC Cymru’s To Walk Invisible, the story of the Brontë sisters.
By refusing to idealise or victimise the women in Wuthering Heights, Brontë reveals herself as an early feminist.
Despite several barriers, journalists are changing the way they report on violence against women for the better.
Evidence of long term coercive control can be hard for the police to collect.
It's still rare for cases of coercive control to reach prosecution.
NSW researchers found a shockingly high increase in domestic violence incidents following State of Origin matches.
A mix of alcohol, heightened emotions and toxic masculinity are to blame for surges in family violence perpetrated by sports fans.
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When England play a match, there's a 26% increase in reports of domestic abuse. When they lose, reports go up 38%.
South Africa’s police commissioner, Khehla Sitole, and police minister, Bheki Cele, unveil a new plan to combat violent crimes.
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More than 90% of violent crimes in South Africa fall outside the categories named in the police's new anti-crime strategy.
Safety cards that allow victims to press a button to alert a 24/7 call centre have proved successful in protecting victims from further abuse.
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We shouldn’t be telling victims of domestic violence to stop using technology. We should encourage them to use their digital devices to share their stories and seek the help they deserve.
Many women in this caravan of Central American migrants said they were fleeing physical and sexual violence. The Trump administration has overridden an Obama-era ruling that domestic abuse may be grounds for asylum.
Countries have some flexibility in interpreting UN agreements on refugee rights. But Sessions' decision that abused women don't qualify for asylum in the US is an extraordinarily severe ruling.
The 8-year-old son of Bernadette Romulo, who is facing deportation after living in Australia for 11 years.
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Migrant women experiencing domestic violence in Australia can end up trapped with abusive partners if they don't have the proper visa.
Evangelical Christian educator, Paige Patterson.
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With controversial Christian educators like Paige Patterson who believe that the Bible teaches women to submit to men, it matters to know today that evangelicals encouraged women's education in the past.
Men can also be victims of honour-based violence and more needs to be done to help protect them.
Indigenous women lose out from the Coalition’s latest budget.
Despite the government spruiking its tax relief for Australians in this year's budget, many women will not benefit from the tax plan.
There are no guidelines for healthcare professionals.