Under recently announced Victoria Police changes, family violence will be investigated as major crime by specialised units.
A new study found that a small number of students starting university believe in some myths about sexual violence.
New laws are often seen as an answer in tackling intimate partner violence, but our research shows it is not always the best response.
Around 10% of women aged 16 to 24 say they have experienced domestic violence in the last year.
It is time for fundamentalist Christians to examine their own theology and face up to how it has contributed to the abuse of women, intentionally or otherwise.
Psychological abuse of intimate partners is a public health problem, and is not well-regulated by the law.
The famous feuding Gallagher brothers of the rock band Oasis illustrate what research shows: Kids who grow up in homes where there is domestic violence often grow up to have troubled relationships.
Emotional and economic abuse in relationships are often intertwined as people who insult and shame their partners will also try to control their income and assets.
Women make up a major portion of the Canadian workforce. That's why employers need to step up to help those in domestic abuse situations.
One Nation Queensland leader Steve Dickson said 'up to 21 fathers' are taking their lives in Australia every week. Is that accurate?
The shooter at the Texas church had beaten his first wife and hurt his infant stepson. This connection between mass shooters and domestic violence is the norm, not an exception.
Police sometimes misidentify victims as perpetrators – because the real perpetrator has misled them, or because the victim is not displaying "typical" behaviour.
In the last few years, significant resources have been devoted to changing attitudes towards domestic violence – so why aren’t the numbers going down?
Australian and Indonesian women's rights advocates should explore opportunities for grassroots collaboration to learn from each other in combating domestic violence.
Sometimes small changes can be the most effective at reducing violence – and these are seldom acknowledged.
The enthusiasm around swift, certain and fair approaches to sentencing offenders may not be backed by evidence.
Women have further abortions are not treating it "like contraception" but have good reasons that are often beyond their control
Can we use smart home data to better identify and report abusers, while protecting victims of domestic and family violence?
Shocking new findings show that even in conflict-affected countries where soldiers and rebel fighters are a daily danger to women, their husbands and boyfriends are the bigger threat.
The 'boyfriend model' of abuse is in the headlines after a string of high-profile grooming scandals. But are we in denial about how prevalent it is?