Police officers are tasked with summarising accounts of violent incidents. And the language they use is extremely important.
The underlying behaviour in the former doctor’s near-poisoning of his partner is more common than might be assumed.
Politicians who promise to reduce gender-based violence through tough-on-crime strategies are committing to strategies that haven’t been shown to actually prevent violence.
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.
In Morocco, the COVID-19 pandemic has burdened women with more housework and duties at home, and violence against them has risen.
A key part of the budget’s focus on women was a funding boost to help stop domestic violence.
The new SBS documentary is not easy to watch. But it is a big chance to reset the conversation about domestic violence.
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.
A pilot project is training Black church leaders in how to better help domestic abuse victims in their congregations.
Calls for help to domestic violence shelters have risen during the pandemic, as risk factors for the escalation of violence have gone up. It may be time to implement new strategies to help.
It’s not just children designated as being ‘at risk’ who are vulnerable. There are thousands of others who have not been assessed and who need the ‘safe haven’ of school.
Interviews reveal personal toll of supporting people in dangerous situations over the phone.
Dementia and abuse often go hand in hand, whether it’s the sufferer or the caregiver who is responsible.
Canada must consider funding programs that allow abuse victims and survivors to bring their pets with them when they leave their partners.
COVID-19 is not a cause of domestic abuse and focusing on this event obscures the underlying causes, offering perpetrators excuses for their abusive behaviour.
Five ways coronavirus could change sex and relationships.
What would you do if you weren’t safe at home – and now you’re not allowed to leave because of the coronavirus pandemic?
For some people, home is not a safe place to be.
An expert in domestic violence and abuse explains how you can help those you are worried about.
It is important that police forces and the CPS are able to recognise that coercive control and couple violence are different and require different handling.