The Northern Territory has the highest rates of domestic, family, and sexual violence in Australia. The Tangentyere women’s group shows how prevention projects can address gender inequality.
Politics with Michelle Grattan: Jenny McAllister on domestic violence
Michelle Grattan speakers with Senator Jenny McAllister about Labor's plan to combat domestic violence.
Police officers are tasked with summarising accounts of violent incidents. And the language they use is extremely important.
An initiative to be announced by Labor on Wednesday promises to appoint a domestic violence commissioner and provide funds for 500 new community sector workers to help women in crisis.
The pandemic brought about a sharp rise in mental health concerns, deep unemployment and an unprecedented amount of social isolation – a potentially deadly combination alongside rising gun sales.
The ‘private’ nature of the home presents unique challenges to historians, but horrific stories of domestic abuse on the goldfields are common.
When tech companies aim for ‘safety by design’, they can reduce the risk their products will be weaponised for stalking and domestic violence.
New research shows gambling participation in Australia is dropping.
Statistics show that about 41% of women in Kenya have reported physical or sexual violence from their husbands or partners in their lifetime.
A French trial will use virtual reality headsets to trigger empathy in perpetrators. But previous research findings suggest we need to be sceptical of claims about what the technology can do.
When addressing domestic and partner violence, First Nations communities need to be involved in how men’s behaviour change programs are developed and delivered.
Establishing specialist women’s police stations has been suggested as a solution to violence against women in Australia. However research does not cover racial and gender inclusion in this policing.
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.