Women who lived in more deprived neighbourhoods during the first 18 years of their lives were nearly 40% more likely to experience partner violence in early adulthood.
The state of emergency ultimately led to substantial legal changes that should better protect women and girls. But what really happened?
While popular portrayals of hairdressers and beauticians present them as "bimbos", salons can also provide a refuge for clients to share painful realities.
Evangelical Christian churches say a man's authority is in God's plan.
The media presents female victims as culpable for their own brutalisation. For Grace Millane, this meant her sexual preferences were more important than the horror of her death
Natural disasters amplify the conditions leading to domestic violence. Yet Australia's disaster policies are "gender blind".
The consequences of the parental alienation theory can lead to children getting a court order to visit or live with an abusive parent.
For every 100 men, up to 25 have raped or pressured a woman into sex.
Research shows that abuse, violence and poor relationships in families may have dire consequences for society, and specifically children.
Women and children remain vulnerable to harm even after intimate violence has occurred. Coordinating a community's response can help avoid educational, employment, social, housing and legal problems.
There have already been two recent inquires into family court, but none of their recommendations have been rolled out.
The region has made progress but efforts must continue to end a harmful practice rooted in poverty and tradition.
While it's important to protect vulnerable children from exposure to further harm, it's also important to give them a voice to speak about their own trauma from domestic violence.
Indigenous children are admitted to out-of-home care at 11 times the rate for non-Indigenous children. The lack of safe housing for mothers fleeing family violence is a key factor.
It seems the driving force behind this new inquiry is Pauline Hanson's unsupported claim women often make up allegations of domestic violence in family courts.
As the government starts its work on workplace change, it gave Pauline Hanson a win, for past and future favours, making her deputy chair of a joint parliamentary committee into the family law system.
New research has found that young women, Indigenous Australians and people with disabilities are the most frequent victims of 'revenge porn.'
Tying Centrelink payments to a partner can trap women in violent relationships.
History shows that domestic violence has been deeply entrenched in the culture of Australia from its early days. Progress is only made by understanding this history – and talking about it.
Mexico is the second most dangerous country for women in Latin America. Yet the new government is slashing funding for programs meant to protect and empower women.