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.
World Suicide Prevention Day draws attention to the rising tide of teenagers taking their own lives. "Toxic socialization" involving emotional and physical abuse in families is a major cause.
On Q&A, panellist Faustina Agolley questioned whether there were laws protecting against revenge porn in Australia. As it turns out, it all depends on where you live.
Coercive and controlling behaviour is a crime – police now need to join the dots to save women at threat from partners.
We have an ever-increasing number of children and families facing complex challenges and we know next to nothing about who they are and how they are doing.
How the kind of abuse Rob subjected Helen to often goes unnoticed.
Accountability for the violence and abuse that people with disability experience begins with recording the offences. In fact, we have long ignored crimes against vulnerable members of our community.
Online support forums provide emotional help to domestic violence survivors in ways often missed by traditional public services.
Diagnostic labels usually describe symptoms, attempt to answer the question of what is wrong, and lead to a treatment plan. But "borderline personality disorder" fails on all three counts.