The once-taboo topics of domestic violence and institutional abuse are now front-page news, but repeated reports of incest have not registered in public awareness as evidence of a serious problem.
During the 1980s, press coverage of South African family murders suggested that something was ‘wrong’ with white society – and with the white Afrikaans men who were usually seen as perpetrators.
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Was academic Marcia Langton right about the rate of violence against Indigenous women?
Despite efforts to make football a more inclusive game, the AFL has been long been dogged by accusations of sexism and misogyny.
Cuts to local councils are being passed onto domestic violence services – here's what we need to do to prevent it.
Political parties should commit to supporting the evidence-based recommendations of decades worth of reports into family violence.
BU researchers on the prevalence of mass shootings and gun violence, why parents often underestimate how easily their kids could access a gun and why we know so little about how to solve this problem.
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While there is still some way to go, media reporting of violence against women and children has improved markedly in recent years.
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.