There is a common misconception that family estrangement is a particular event or outcome. Rather, it’s often based on ongoing issues.
‘Racism and misogyny are part of it. They simultaneously spruik pseudoscience and anti-science agendas which have come to Australia from overseas,’ said one expert.
Spears’ battle to end her conservatorship may lead to reforms.
The case of Britney Spears, who is trying to end her father’s conservatorship, illustrates why the legal arrangement is rife for abuse.
A scathing report has detailed physical, psychological and sexual abuse within Australian gymnastics, particularly for the young girls it was meant to be nurturing.
Children going missing from the same institutions without investigation and loopholes in criminal security checks for people looking after vulnerable children – issues that need urgent attention.
Research shows that governments, more often than not, shut down the internet to hide gross violations of human rights.
British gymnasts have spoken about a culture that promotes abuse as necessary to winning.
Staff shortages and lack of training are placing healthcare workers in danger.
Canada must consider funding programs that allow abuse victims and survivors to bring their pets with them when they leave their partners.
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.
Women and children remain vulnerable to harm even after intimate violence has occurred. Coordinating a community’s response can help avoid educational, employment, social, housing and legal problems.
The famous director is receiving an honorary Oscar, and the timing couldn’t be more appropriate.