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.
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.