Experts recommend adopted children be told about their origins, no matter how difficult the circumstances, but doing so is tricky for adoptive parents.
Safety measures put in place to protect older people from contracting COVID-19 may also be placing them at greater risk of experiencing abuse.
Our research suggests there is much to learn from mountain bikers on the fragile connections between humans and nature.
What would you do if you weren't safe at home – and now you're not allowed to leave because of the coronavirus pandemic?
Our government, suggest the authors, risks traumatizing its citizens with its failure to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Set in the army during apartheid, the South African film Moffie is a masterpiece. Oliver Hermanus, a black filmmaker, explores how toxic white masculinity breeds racism and homophobia.
An expert in domestic violence and abuse explains how you can help those you are worried about.
Is this a new and better way for modern couples to live? Here's what the research says.
The famous director is receiving an honorary Oscar, and the timing couldn't be more appropriate.
Part of a law that goes into effect in New York state on Aug. 14 allows victims more time sue in civil court. Epstein's victims can still go after his estate.
A recent study found that male veterans under 30 have a suicide rate more than two times the national average. Yet, support for a royal commission into the problem is lacking.
This week, Victoria has joined several other states and committed to introducing a non-fatal strangulation offence. This move will change the way domestic abusers are prosecuted.
Domestic workers in Argentina are essentially women employed in the informal economy which can enable forms of mistreatment. Today they’re fighting to formalise their status.
Research into attitudes reveals some startling findings.
People with borderline personality disorder are often treated as if they have a personality flaw, rather than mental health issues stemming from trauma. It's time we changed its name.
Examining 302 police reports in Detroit, a new study shows that animal cruelty is tightly connected to human relationships.
New laws in the UK have led to convictions for a range of deplorable behaviours used to control partners in relationships. It's time Australia reconsidered introducing such legislation here.
The royal commission will give people with disabilities an opportunity to share their experiences. But it needs to ensure they're supported and have the same access to services as others do.
What's often missing from domestic violence responses are investments and strategies to stop men perpetrating violence in the first place.
People with disability face a number of barriers to justice, not least that crimes against them are often seen as less serious. This needs to stop.