Much of the media coverage of Tina Turner’s victim-survivor status overlooks the fact that as a black woman she walked a fine line in speaking publicly about her experiences.
We should celebrate that this bill is passing through parliament. But there are 2 key concerns.
Women in abusive relationships are much more likely to be unemployed and to earn less money than women with non-abusive partners.
Photographing the lives of women meth users in rural America.
Daniella Mestyanek Young grew up in the Children of God cult, also known as The Family. She escaped aged 15, then joined the US army after college – and recognised similar systems of toxic control.
The threat of fire and burning as a tool of family violence isn’t routinely assessed and addressed in Australia.
After separation, mothers who experienced domestic violence on average suffered a drop in income of 34%, compared with a 20% decrease for mothers who didn’t experience domestic violence.
Both NSW and Queensland have committed to criminalise coercive control. This has the potential to disproportionately impact First Nations people who often can’t report to police safely.
Family court proceedings place a huge strain on survivors and their families. Here’s what you need to know.
What is the appeal of cults? How do they work? And what is the damage they do? A new book, by the creator of the podcast Let’s Talk About Sects, answers these questions and more.
Navigating the ‘he said/she said’ conundrum in intimate partner abuse can be difficult.
New research shows how threats of self-harm and suicide are a tactic of coercive control men use against female partners.
Domestic violence is a housing issue. Ensuring survivors have access to safe accommodation is key to enabling them to escape.
Abusers are exploiting all manner of smart tech and software to extend their capacity for coercive control.
For women outside urban Australia, technology-enabled abuse can pose more risk than for those in cities.
Coercive control seeks to disempower victims of domestic abuse on every level. Leaving the family home – and disentangling feelings of care – is a complex process.
Violent or ‘rough’ sex is often part of a pattern of coercive control.
There’s a need to better understand coercive control as an important component of domestic violence when it comes to making decisions around co-parenting.
Ghanians fear that the country’s security services still bear the hallmarks of bad old practices.
The law continues to treat intimate partner violence like a bar fight – considering only what happened in a given violent incident. But domestic violence isn’t about just physical violence.