New research finds frontline domestic violence workers are at risk of burnout, due to increased pressures around COVID-19.
Stay-at-home orders and social distancing make technology all the more important for maintaining human connections. They also make it easier for abusers to use technology against their victims.
Canada must consider funding programs that allow abuse victims and survivors to bring their pets with them when they leave their partners.
A new approach to supporting victims of domestic violence and child maltreatment.
In Mexico City, feminist groups spray-painted the names of Mexico's murdered women on the pavement of the Zócalo, the capital city's enormous main square, during the International Women's Day March.
Children abused at home may not be safer at school – in fact the lockdown may have made life easier for children at risk, and their parents.
School closures under coronavirus have raised significant risks for vulnerable students who face maltreatment and exposure to violence. Here are five priorities to address when reopening schools.
We've prevented many deaths, many of them at the cost of other deaths. The accounting ought to be made clear.
There's a real risk perpetrators of domestic violence will go 'unchecked' during the pandemic. But programs are coming up with innovative ways to monitor them and provide them with support.
America's news reports and social media chatter open a window into the nation's psyche. An AI-based text analysis of these words shows that the coronavirus is driving up familiar social ills.
It's heartening to see pet adoption rates surging during the pandemic, but opportunistic adoption can come with dangers of abandonment.
Coronavirus reveals how macho stereotypes like toughness, aggression and control can create harm.
What would you do if you weren't safe at home – and now you're not allowed to leave because of the coronavirus pandemic?
Family violence issues are likely to be exacerbated by the COVID-10 pandemic. Lockdown can especially affect women and children who may wish to escape an abusive relationship or receive support.
Lockdown should be nuanced to the South African context of overcrowded accommodation and high levels of domestic violence. Permitting cigarette purchases and exercise might assist.
The books chosen as finalists in this year's Stella Prizes can help us draw on our innate resources. We can seek inner truths and explore ways to support each other thanks to these gifted writers.
For some people, home is not a safe place to be.
Reports from China suggest there has been increased household tension among isolated families. Our colleagues on-ground believe this has led to more alcohol consumption and domestic violence.
A home, a springboard, or a safety net? New research finds a surprisingly large number of Australians have lived in social housing since 2000, using it in several very different ways.
An expert in domestic violence and abuse explains how you can help those you are worried about.