Should those convicted of domestic violence be punished differently? A professor from the University of Maryland thinks harsher policies may make the problem worse.
This budget focuses on jobs and growth, but has little in it to redress women's entrenched inequality.
On reform, the 2016-17 budget is a holding one, with tinkering on the sides.
For the first time in 20 years, Australia's national arsenal of private guns is larger than it was before the Port Arthur massacre.
How the kind of abuse Rob subjected Helen to often goes unnoticed.
The Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence put the pressure on banks to respond to economic abuse. Now the banks are taking the first steps.
Victoria's family violence system unintentionally protects male perpetrators by making them invisible and providing opportunities for them to avoid responsibility.
Mainstream family violence services must also become culturally sensitive and responsive so they too can provide services to Indigenous community members.
Children may endure family violence directly, or witness violence perpetrated on others. Both scenarios result in severe adverse effects for children in the short and long term.
The royal commission's recommendations seek a complete transformation of Victorian family violence services, and the state’s prevention of and response to family violence.
Interacting with communities can provide health planners with critical information that can help them solve health challenges in specific areas.
A new three-year pilot programme to help the perpetrators of domestic abuse will start this April, but as investment in victim help declines, questions have arisen as to just how effective it can be.
With incidence of elder abuse, mostly within families, on the rise, the government is looking for much-needed legislative measures to combat it.
As part of a strategy to eliminate violence against women, a new ad uses a series of photographs depicting young men who have assaulted their girlfriends.
The story of how psychology framed women for their own assaults began, as so many of psychology’s stories do, with some trapped animals.
There are many recent cases of women being abused or harassed online. But technology can also play a role in preventing violence against women.
Are domestic violence figures actually on the decline? FactCheck investigates.
I have been ringing Lifeline since I was 12 years old. I'm now 47, and I still call Lifeline around every Christmas – but for better reasons than before.
A Senate inquiry into the links between gendered marketing and domestic violence has been secured, but this is only the beginning of necessary cultural and social changes.
Gerard Baden-Clay's successful appeal against a conviction for the murder of his wife should not be misread as a sign of judicial tolerance of domestic violence.