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?
Acid attacks, mostly against women, are increasing globally, and toxic masculinity is to blame. It's time for social, medical and legal reform to stop the scourge.
Gambling has impacts on many aspects of life – including employment, income and wealth. The release of HILDA's latest survey provides more evidence to help inform decisions on gambling policy.
Comprehensive, independent Australian data regarding domestic violence within churches is long overdue.
Research is revealing that both families who have experienced adolescent family violence and those working with them feel the criminal justice system is not an appropriate way to respond to it.
Concern for their pets' safety can lead women to delay leaving their abusers. Better on-site pet services in women's shelters would enable them to seek help without fear for their animals’ well-being.
When it comes to homicide rates, the outlook for Australia is positive with continued reduction in the homicide rate. However, challenges remain.
Family violence will not always be ‘obvious’ to CCTV. Therefore measures must be put in place to ensure that footage cannot be used against victims should circumstances of violence be challenged.
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.