Islam’s position on domestic violence is drawn from the Qur’an, prophetic practice, and historical and contemporary legal verdicts.
While men regard the social norm of 'proving' their manhood as normal, research shows otherwise. Combating these misconceptions can help reduce male violence.
Image-based abuse, more commonly known as 'revenge porn', affects many Australians from across diverse communities and in different types of relationships.
Bertha Lawson alleged that her husband, celebrated poet Henry Lawson, was habitually cruel and drunk.
A year since its royal commission reported, Victoria continues to lead the nation in how to respond to, and prevent, family violence.
Infertility is tied to the instability of romantic relationships in Ghana.
Cyber abuse between intimate partners is common and devastating – there needs to be a greater focus on holding perpetrators to account.
Letting patients have access to their electronic health records may be a benefit for some. For others, it could create a living hell.
What drives a child to commit sexual abuse?
Traffic wastes time, creates pollution and costs money. But can it also affect us psychologically? A new study suggests that unexpected traffic can increase the incidence of domestic violence.
Police remain critical in the effort to tackling family violence in all its forms. But more than just a commitment to extra police and training is needed to improve outcomes for victim-survivors.
The UK's family court system is at breaking point.
An MP's attempt to block a bill to address violence against women was utterly misguided – here's why.
A new study has revealed heavy episodic drinking doubles the risk of family and domestic violence.
A ragged COAG meeting has ended with a split over a new competition agreement and public swipes at Malcolm Turnbull and his government.
The Turnbull government has announced it will strengthen the law relating to family violence.
Pornography is having negative impacts on children and young people. And increased sexual violence among children is only the tip of the iceberg.
Australia is now having a national conversation on domestic violence. Yet the way violence degrades women's financial status remains in the shadows. Much more needs to be done.
Has the Coalition government cut $35 million from frontline legal services for victims of domestic and family violence?
Violence against women is a national priority, and Aboriginal women are disproportionately affected. This must be reported on appropriately in the media.