Safe Home attests to the ways violence is insidious and ingrained in systemic structures of power.
In focussing on individual “deviancy”, we fail to make the connection between misogyny and wider social problems, like pornography.
Feminist movements are giving women a louder voice than ever, but those at the top of their game are routinely expected to deal with abuse and threats of violence.
Those who feel disenfranchised from mainstream leaders are vulnerable to falling for the promises of online ‘leaders’ and ‘alt-moral entrepreneurs’.
The Qatar World Cup has attracted criticism of the country’s human rights. With Australia set to host the women’s world cup next year, there’s some work we need to do in this area, too.
The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that shelters helping survivors of domestic violence are essential. Retention and recruitment issues in the gender-based violence sector require systemic solutions.
Women described feeling dehumanised, powerless and violated. Some experienced psychological and emotional abuse, while others were threatened and yelled at.
If passed in its current form, the European Union’s new directive on combating violence against women and domestic violence will be world-leading.
Improving access to affordable housing and increasing benefit assistance rates are some sustainable solutions to the chronic cycle of homelessness faced by women fleeing violence.
What does it say to victims of intimate partner violence when a convicted wife beater and murderer is invited to a public event by the ruling government?
Too many First Nations women have been killed by people who have a history of violence in relationships.
Online personalities like Andrew Tate are using social media to amplify their misogynist and anti-woman rhetoric. Social media companies deplatforming them can cut them off from followers and revenue.
More than a dozen women’s organizations pleaded with the federal government to slow down and treat their concerns seriously about Bill C-28. It didn’t listen.
Michelle & Amanda 18.10.
In this podcast, Michelle and politics + society editor Amanda Dunn discuss next week's budget, which is set to slash Coalition programs and promises and implement the Albanese government's priorities
A new ten-year plan to end violence against women and children has some significant strengths, but it also has some deficits, and details are still to be released.
One in three women has experienced physical violence since age 15; the figure for sexual violence is one in five. A woman is killed by a current or former intimate partner every ten days
For many female runners, the feeling of liberation that running can bring is marred by the ever-present threat of street harassment and violence. It’s a major obstacle to running participation.
The government has opened a consultation about making public sexual harassment a distinct criminal offence.
A recent jury examining murders of women urged the federal government to add the term femicide and its definition to the Criminal Code.
Last week, a young woman died after being set fire on a Toronto bus. Police are investigating it as a hate-motivated act. Why is violence against women not treated more often as a hate crime?