Plans have been made for the AI-based program to begin trials before the year ends. But it raises serious questions about the role of police in preventing domestic violence.
The recent Women’s Safety Summit highlighted Australia’s problem with gender-based violence. However, violence experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women is still not being addressed.
LGBTQ+ communities experience violence and abuse at similar, if not greater rates than cisgender, heterosexual women. Their stories need to be heard.
Kate Jenkins on the women’s agenda.
Michelle Grattan discusses the Respect@Work report, and National Summit on Women's Safety with Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins
Research undertaken for the National Summit on Women’s Safety has found one in four young Australian women in financial hardship experienced abuse from a current or former partner.
Researchers have interviewed hundreds of Afghan women about violence and mental health.
A new book looks at the family court system, just as the Family Court of Australia merges with the Federal Circuit Court.
The battle against gender-based violence never ends but the work of the women who set up the first refuges in the 1970s deserves wider recognition.
Prominent cases continue to draw attention to the wrongful imprisonment of First Nations women.
A change in how witnesses, victims and authorities respond to domestic violence reports paired with limited social services placed victims in a vulnerable position during the pandemic.
There’s a need to better understand coercive control as an important component of domestic violence when it comes to making decisions around co-parenting.
A new survey is the first in Australia to look at the residency and visa status of migrant and refugee women, and the first to ask specific questions about controlling behaviour.
With the reauthorization of the nation’s landmark anti-domestic violence law, there’s the chance that more cases of violence against Indigenous women will be prosecuted.
Whether the perpetrator in the attack on a Muslim family that left four dead is charged with terrorism remains to be seen. But laying terrorism charges is legally complex.
Policies are needed to prevent child marriage and protect women who marry as children from abusive relationships.
A key part of the budget's focus on women was a funding boost to help stop domestic violence.
The law continues to treat intimate partner violence like a bar fight – considering only what happened in a given violent incident. But domestic violence isn’t about just physical violence.
The new SBS documentary is not easy to watch. But it is a big chance to reset the conversation about domestic violence.
Hailed as an Australian hero, Rosemary Kariuki works to connect refugee and migrant women through their strengths and joys — rather than treating them like ‘problems’ to be fixed.
Children exposed to intimate partner violence were two to three times more likely to have impaired language skills, sleep problems, elevated blood pressure and asthma.